Kevin Guyan is a writer and researcher whose work explores the intersection of data and identity. He is the author of Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action (Bloomsbury Academic), which examines the collection, analysis and use of gender, sex and sexuality data, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ people in the UK.
Kevin is a Research Fellow in the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. In 2016, Kevin completed a PhD in history at University College London and has written about LGBTQ data for publications including WIRED, The Independent and The Scotsman.
He is a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Young Academy of Scotland, sits on Young Scot’s Data Advisory Group and the boards of Evaluation Support Scotland and the Equality Network.
Kevin’s writing is represented by Eli Keren of United Agents.
Recent blog posts
In 2022, Kevin published his first book Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action, which examines the collection, analysis and use of gender, sex and sexuality data, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ people in the UK.
Kevin undertakes research and data consultancy on issues related to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Talks and events
Kevin has delivered in-person and online talks for governments, tech companies, research organisations, universities and colleges on topics related to queer lives, institutions, technology, arts and culture.