Gender identity

By The Numbers: What Pay Inequality Looks Like For Women In Tech

A solid overview of the documented inequality in pay for women and other marginalized groups, as well as some specific suggestions for how companies can fix it.

The role of straight white men in diversity & inclusion

This article is a good beginner-level approach to diversity & inclusion. It could be useful for sharing with straight white cis male colleagues and friends who feel skeptical, defensive, or powerless to change.

Speaker Diversity Workshop training deck

Jill Binder wrote a training deck for the Speaker Diversity Workshop in the Drupal space. Speaker notes were added to the slide deck.

This resource is for anyone who wants to give the training at a local camp, meetup, etc.

Pronoun Wiki

A wiki of pronouns used in various languages.

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Gender identity

Sharing the Data: How Technical Women Navigate Their Career

The article has practical immediate actions companies can take to remove barriers to women applying for jobs, and also practical long term changes. The article describes the study Automattic did, and what women look for as their career advances.

How to ask someone about their gender

Personal guide to why questions about gender are problematic, with specific examples, and suggestions for better ways to handle the question if the information is truly needed.

#genderUX

A simple and clear guide to help developers and designers understand when and how to ask for a user's gender on forms. Very helpful with specific examples.

"Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected" by the African American Policy Forum

In 2014, a 12-year-old girl faced expulsion and criminal charges after writing “hi” on a locker room wall of her Georgia middle school, and a Detroit honors student was suspended for her entire senior year for accidently bringing a pocketknife to a football game.

Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

System-wide changes to the culture and climate in higher education are needed to prevent and effectively respond to sexual harassment. There is no evidence that current policies, procedures, and approaches—which often focus on symbolic compliance with the law and on avoiding liability—have resulted in a significant reduction in sexual harassment.

Does Your Institution Foster a Culture of Sexual Harassment?

A new report outlines how academic institutions create a culture in which sexual harassment can run rampant. Here are some questions, drawn from the report, to help gauge your institution’s culture.

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