Thanks to our added gender options, talent on our platform can better and more accurately express their gender identity(s); when posting your projects or searching for talent on the site, you will be able to broaden your talent search.
As the leading casting platform for creative talent, with millions of people in our community, we had two goals in mind when updating the gender options on Backstage:
- To allow our community to express their gender identity fully, without limitation -creating a place of complete gender inclusivity and equity.
- To encourage more diverse and inclusive casting.
The next time you post your job on the platform, or search our talent database, you'll be able to cast and search with more inclusivity, helping you find your next perfect talent!
Posting A Job
When creating roles, you will see expanded gender options. You can select from what is in the dropdown or type in the bar to pull up other options we offer (there are now 27 options). You can select as many as you like:
The Application Manager
When searching applicants by gender in the application manager, you can select from what is in the dropdown or type in the bar to pull up other options. If you search by Unspecified that will bring up applicants who have not declared any gender on their profile.
The Talent Database
When searching applicants by gender in the Find Talent section, you will find the logic shown above is the same. Please note that when searching for something like Male for example, that you can find results that bring up people that do not have their gender listed as such, but identify that way: