In this episode of The Good Robot podcast, Dr Kevin Guyan talks about the census, and the best ways of asking people to identify themselves. The podcast discusses why surveys that you fill in by hand offer less restrictive options for self-identification than online forms, and how queer communities are not just identified but produced through the counting of a census.
Tag Archives: sex
Imagined solutions to non-binary exclusion
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.
Opening statement on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill
Evidence session of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, 7 June 2022.
Inclusive data is not enough
The UK Statistics Agency needs to move beyond ‘being inclusive’ as an aspiration and ensure their outputs decrease rather than increase confusion about gender, sex and sexuality data.