How do I change my profile gender? [closed]

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For some reason my profile is set to female (I’m definitely a male) and I can’t figure out how to change it to male.

Would someone mind pointing me in the right direction?
WikiTree profile: William Menzies
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in WikiTree Help by Will Menzies G2G Crew (320 points)
closed by Jillaine Smith

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Hey Will,

Welcome!

You have to edit your profile itself. So go to the tab with 'edit' (not the genealogical bio on the top). Then one of the options at the bottom of the data is gender.
by Michel Vorenhout G2G6 Pilot (223k points)
selected by Rick Peterson
Thank you, Michel!
Thank you, Michael! I was having a similar problem. I forgot to enter gender and apparently it defaults to Female.
Yes, there is a 'guessing table' for gender. If it happens that the given name is in that table, you end up with the most likely gender. My name always shows that problem in US based systems.

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