The Scottish Government’s formation of a Working Group to examine ‘problems’ that impact non-binary people is a step in the right direction but might not go far enough.
Evidence session of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, 7 June 2022.
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 collectingContinue reading “To engage LGBTQ+ people in data collection, we need to look at its harmful history”
The next Scottish census takes place in March 2022 and aims to shine a light on LGBTQ+ communities. Kevin Guyan, author of Queer Data, reflects on what the census could mean for communities that have been historically understood as ‘hard to reach’