An older person wearing a red Christmas (aka "Santa") hat. Does not represent any specific character in folklore. Mx Claus provides a gender inclusive alternative to 🎅 Santa Claus or 🤶 Mrs. Claus.
Mx is an honorific that does not indicate gender.
The Mx Claus emoji is a ZWJ sequence combining 🧑 Person, Zero Width Joiner and 🎄 Christmas Tree. These display as a single emoji on supported platforms.
Mx Claus was added to Emoji 13.0 in 2020.
The "🧑🎄" or "Mx Claus" emote is a gender-inclusive alternative to the traditional Santa Claus character, featuring a person with a beard and a Santa hat who is not explicitly male or female. It is often used to promote inclusivity and diversity during the holiday season.
- Tolerance & Understanding:
"By embracing Mx Claus 🧑🎄 as a non-binary holiday figure, we can promote tolerance and understanding for all individuals."
- Fun & Playfulness:
"The holidays should be fun and playful, so let's add some whimsy with Mx Claus 🧑🎄!"
- Respect & Consideration:
"Using gender-neutral language like Mx Claus 🧑🎄 shows respect and consideration for all individuals, regardless of their gender identity."