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How Remote Work Can Foster a More Inclusive Environment for Transgender Developers

Denae Ford, Reed Milewicz, Alexander Serebrenik
2019 2019 IEEE/ACM 2nd International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering (GE)  
In this position paper, we claim that remote work offers a mechanism of control for identity disclosure and empowerment of software developers from marginalized communities.  ...  By talking to several transgender software developers we identified three themes that resonate across the trans experience and intersect with the advantages to working in software development remotely:  ...  Inc., for the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ge.2019.00011 dblp:conf/icse/FordMS19 fatcat:w2nxovvzvzcjjpviqvt2zpm6nu

How Trans-Inclusive are Hackathons? [article]

Rafa Prado and Wendy Galeno and Kiev Gama and Gustavo Pinto
2020 arXiv   pre-print
However, for transgender community and other minorities, hackathons can have an uncomfortable atmosphere.  ...  By understanding their needs and challenges, we introduce five recommendations to make hackathons more inclusive.  ...  Since remote work allows identity disclosure, providing a sort of safe space to transgender developers [9] , we believed a similar comfort zone could be created in the case of online hackathons.  ... 
arXiv:2012.07140v2 fatcat:my2hr5p5ljezlaufssn5e7kphq

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2019 2019 IEEE/ACM 2nd International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering (GE)  
OSS and Inclusive Environments How Remote Work Can Foster a More Inclusive Environment for Transgender Developers 9 Denae Ford (North Carolina State University), Reed Milewicz (Sandia National Laboratories  ...  ), and Alexander Serebrenik (Eindhoven University of Technology) Can an Online Service Predict Gender?  ... 
doi:10.1109/ge.2019.00004 fatcat:flqfixyh3bepll4val2edwkiw4

An Exploratory Case Study of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Inclusion at a Metropolitan Library in the Southeastern U.S

Liz Movius
2018 ˜The œInternational journal of information, diversity, & inclusion  
The strategic diversity action plan identified six steps the library should take to foster inclusion and increase accessibility for its transgender and gender nonconforming patrons.  ...  These six steps include: 1) create an official, transgender-friendly bathroom policy; 2) develop a diversity and inclusion statement that includes gender identity in its language; 3) invest in staff training  ...  Keren Dali and the anonymous reviewers, whose patience, encouragement, and suggestions helped turn this paper into a coherent article.  ... 
doi:10.33137/ijidi.v2i4.32202 fatcat:q5fwwf3vgzbonkducflkz3x3fe

Preventing, Reducing and Ending LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness: The Need for Targeted Strategies

Alex Abramovich
2016 Social Inclusion  
This paper provides a contextual understanding of the ways that institutional and governmental policies and standards often perpetuate the social exclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer  ...  A case study is shared to illustrate how the Government of Alberta has put this recommendation into practice by prioritizing LGBTQ2S youth homelessness in their provincial plan to end youth homelessness  ...  Thank you to my colleague Corey Flanders-Foster, for your insightful comments on an earlier draft.  ... 
doi:10.17645/si.v4i4.669 fatcat:wjjswtzbtvdkboclvoqyggwl5a

Creating an Inclusive Learning Community to Better Serve Minority Students

Phoebe S. Lin, Lynne N. Kennette
2022 Journal of effective teaching in higher education  
These detrimental experiences can lead to even more harm in a remote learning environment, where students have fewer opportunities to feel a sense of belonging and connect with their peers and/or instructors  ...  This paper will consider strategies of inclusiveness in the online classroom and in-person learning environment within a social psychology framework to better support underprivileged students to improve  ...  Using this method can also be a meaningful way for course instructors to develop a mentoring relationship with students in times of remote learning where interactions are more limited.  ... 
doi:10.36021/jethe.v4i3.250 doaj:bc2d2fafebd44554971d1c717f8ad4cd fatcat:xcqbeom6hfhhxoxbgdgs5esa6m

The Role of HBCUs in Addressing the Unique Needs of LGBT Students

Steve D. Mobley, Jennifer M. Johnson
2015 New Directions for Higher Education  
into a more inclusive campus environment.  ...  HBCUs must work toward creating more inclusive and supportive campus environments for their diverse study bodies.  ... 
doi:10.1002/he.20133 fatcat:zcfh2ybkljfuzozvfdhb5gtflq

Reinforcing Diversity Company Policies: Insights from StackOverflow Developers Survey

Karina Silveira, Soraia Musse, Isabel Manssour, Renata Vieira, Rafael Prikladnicki
2019 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
Results show that diversity in companies is not yet a conscious decision-making factor for developers assessing a new job opportunity, and respondents from underrepresented groups tend to believe more  ...  In this work, we are interested in understanding the pain points in software engineering regarding diversity and provide insights to support the attraction, hiring and retention policies for more diverse  ...  way to provide a safe work environment for all.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007707901190129 dblp:conf/iceis/SilveiraMMVP19 fatcat:duwxomickrh63bie7hkkaj3wpy

Social relationship experiences of transgender people and their relational partners: A meta-synthesis

Tom Lewis, David Matthew Doyle, Manuela Barreto, Debby Jackson
2021 Social Science and Medicine  
., family, friends, work colleagues) for specific phenomena, then these were synthesized into five overarching conceptual themes: (1) Development of relationships through transition and beyond, (2) Coping  ...  We discuss the various implications and applications of this meta-synthesis to future research and clinical settings as well as how it can inform healthcare policy to support transgender people.  ...  Relational partners also expressed learning more about themselves and their own gender identities as well as fostering a more considered understanding of gender.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114143 pmid:34174577 fatcat:xeim3s54rbgsdh2hsll4zne6ui

Creating Inclusive, Supportive, and Safe Environments in Planetary Science for Members of the LGBTQ+ Community

Kathleen Vander Kaaden, Catheryn Ryan, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Cynthia B. Phillips, James Haber, Justin Filiberto, Adeene Denton
2021 Bulletin of the AAS  
In preparing for the next decade of science through the decadal survey, we have the opportunity to change the environment in which we learn and work to be more inclusive and diverse, while fostering a  ...  WHAT IS WORKING AND SHOULD BE CONTINUED Prior to providing recommendations on how to work towards creating inclusive, supportive, and safe environments across the planetary sciences for members of the  ... 
doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.bf7d9e04 fatcat:h5binrlgkvanznlhaw3petrrze

Barriers to Accessing Health Care in Rural Regions by Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Diverse People: A Case-Based Scoping Review

Janis Renner, Wiebke Blaszcyk, Lars Täuber, Arne Dekker, Peer Briken, Timo O. Nieder
2021 Frontiers in Endocrinology  
Empowering trans groups and diversity-sensitive education of remote communities in private and institutional settings are needed for respectful inclusion of trans people.  ...  PubMed and Web of Science Data bases were searched for relevant studies using a search strategy related to trans people and remote, rural, or suburban residences. 33 studies were selected after full-text  ...  For even in a supportive rural environment, long journeys to specialized transgender clinics remain.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fendo.2021.717821 pmid:34867775 pmcid:PMC8637736 fatcat:stsyup3qdne2xotiza7djcmx5y

Hello Diversity! Opportunities and Challenges of Entrepreneurial Diversity in the Digital Age

Janina Sundermeier, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), Stephanie Birkner, Kerstin Ettl, Julia M. Kensbock, Silke Tegtmeier, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, University of Siegen, Maastricht University, University of Southern Denmark
2020 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Their insights highlighted the lack of holistic knowledge on the topic, especially concerning the role that digital technologies play in fostering entrepreneurial diversity.  ...  The conference culminated in a "paperthon", which kickstarted interdisciplinary research projects that focus on better understanding entrepreneurial diversity in the digital age.  ...  In addition, we thank our key partner, the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, for useful advice on structuring such a conference and for help in advertising the conference to relevant  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.04732 fatcat:6ypqk5g5lvfmlpsqjrhhyn3vjm

About the relation between transgender people and the organizations: new subjects for studies on organizational diversity

Maria Carolina Baggio
2017 REGE Revista de Gestão  
To explore this issue, this study analyses the perceptions that the transgender person maintains about their relations (1) with their professional history, (2) with other people in their work environment  ...  Face-to-face semi-structured interviews were made with six transgender persons that work in organizations.  ...  Diversity is well managed when organizations create a "comprehensive management process to develop an environment that works for all employees" (Thomas, 1991, p. 10) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rege.2017.02.001 fatcat:nyf736uy7nenvc7tzhxupu3ntu

Chasing the rainbow: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and pride semiotics

Jennifer M. Wolowic, Laura V. Heston, Elizabeth M. Saewyc, Carolyn Porta, Marla E. Eisenberg
2016 Culture, Health and Sexuality  
As part of a larger study on supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth environments, we conducted 66 go-along interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth people  ...  While the pride rainbow has been part of political and social intervention for decades, few have researched how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer young people perceive and use the symbol.  ...  In British Columbia, a 19-year-old, non-binary gendered pansexual shared, 'That's how you know it's a safe environment. It's -usually the most safest [sic] environments have a … rainbow flag.'  ... 
doi:10.1080/13691058.2016.1251613 pmid:27829321 pmcid:PMC5378595 fatcat:ipsyuilbw5eu5gyo5m4dyexuwy

Teaching Shakespeare in a Time of Hate [chapter]

Alexa Alice Joubin, Lisa S. Starks
2021 Shakespeare Survey 74  
than ever, long to be connected to others, even under quarantine and in a remote learning environment.  ...  Teaching for the 'saying' in the face-to-face classroom can help to create and maintain a compassionate learning environment.  ...  With a face-to-face format, students could work in small groups and determine collaboratively how they would stage the scene, and then perform it for the class; with an online format, students could write  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781009036795.002 fatcat:753vneb4t5dhnh4v6tyamhwqui
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