To engage LGBTQ+ people in data collection, we need to look at its harmful history

LGBTQ+ communities are told that to change the status quo we first need to gather evidence about the nature, size and scale of the problem before work can commence. But, considering data’s dark past, why should we participate?

I wrote an article for The Conversation for LGBT History Month on the harmful history of collecting data about LGBTQ+ communities.

Read the full article at The Conversation.

Published by Kevin Guyan

Dr Kevin Guyan is a researcher and writer based in Edinburgh whose work explores the intersection of data and identity.

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