"This new set of emoji that we are proposing aims to provide a wider array of options to represent basic categories for people with disabilities".
But these offerings won't be on your keyboards until later this year.
According to a blog post by the Unicode Consortium, these images are just samples and vendors for mobile phones, computers and web platforms will typically use images that fit their overall emoji designs.
The new emoji for 2019 have been revealed, thanks to the folks at Unicode and Emojipedia.
The updates will likely begin in April and continue through the end of the year, Emojipedia reports.
While Lucy acknowledges that the introduction of the emoji is not going to eradicate the stigma entirely, it could certainly help to switch up the conversation.
While the vote decided menstruation should be represented with an emoji that was a pair of underwear marked with blood, that idea was rejected by the Unicode Consortium.
You've got to admire all the plucky people who are trying to play this off like "Look, I'm squishing your head!" but even the straights know what's up.
"Love is universal", Tinder said on its website.
The full list of Emoji 12.0 selections is available to view in detail here. New non-food emojis include a yawning face, an ear with a hearing aid, a mechanical arm and leg, people in wheelchairs, a guide dog, ballet shoes, a stethoscope and a kite.
The emojis build on the 13 drawings submitted by Apple in March 2018 after it had consulted the American Council of the Blind and the National Association of the Deaf, among other organisations.