For institutions, the diversity tick box is all the rage – but it really shouldn’t be. Kevin Guyan, author of Queer Data, reflects on the problem with upholding numerical diversity as a fix-all to inequality and oppression.
Esta publicación de blog se basa en los temas del libro Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action, publicado en inglés por Bloomsbury Academic en enero de 2022.
My article Diversity Monitoring in the Library: Categorisation Practices and the Exclusion of LGBTQ Library Users is now available to read (open access) in The International Journal of Information, Diversity and Inclusion.
I have written a piece for WIRED on the collection of more data about gender and sexuality in national censuses and how this can come at the price of real action. Read the full article on the WIRED website.