Posts Tagged "transphobia"

A trans-inclusive Marxist feminist approach to gender

Recently the Morning Star, a left-wing newspaper that I think is generally great, published an article which claimed that “Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology“. Rather than highlight and repeat my concerns with that article, I thought it might...

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I’m on Branch! Come and comment on my branch!

Why UX designers should understand identity politics basics

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Gender diversity fail / transphobia by Channel 4

In my series of posts about registration forms and user interface design, and how you need to understand the basics of identity politics when you’re designing a form to collect identity data, Channel 4 is the latest to fail the test. Not only does it only offer binary gender...

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Doodle includes ‘other’ as a gender option

Nice one Doodle – optional gender options include ‘other’. Keeps it simple. Other UX designers can learn from this – don’t just put male and female options in, even if the client doesn’t ask for more. Don’t build a transphobic database. There are more than two genders.

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