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Rebuilding Trust: Queer in AI Approach to Artificial Intelligence Risk Management [article]

Ashwin, William Agnew, Umut Pajaro, Hetvi Jethwani, Arjun Subramonian
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We leverage the expert knowledge Queer in AI has developed through its years of work and advocacy to discuss if and how gender, sexuality, and other aspects of queer identity should be used in datasets  ...  Creating trustworthy AI starts by funding, supporting, and empowering grassroots organizations like Queer in AI so the field of AI has the diversity and inclusion to credibly and effectively develop trustworthy  ...  Queer in AI works to make the AI community a safe and inclusive place that welcomes, supports, and values all LGBTQIA+ people. We build a visible community of queer and ally AI scientists.  ... 
arXiv:2110.09271v3 fatcat:wejzcorzqndkldo73aqldijobq

Putting the gender back in digital housekeeping

Jennifer A. Rode, Erika Shehan Poole
2018 Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Gender & IT - GenderIT '18  
Prior work examining technology usage and maintenance practices in homes describes division of labor in terms of technical expertise.  ...  Using feminist theory as an analytic lens, we examine how gender identity work is a determining factor of whether and how people engage with digital technologies in their homes.  ...  We are especially indebted to the many, many reviewers of various drafts of this paper who contributed significantly to its refinement.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3196839.3196845 dblp:conf/genderit/RodeP18 fatcat:ia6zhmtovjbprnbdabucbuqbe4

Harms of Gender Exclusivity and Challenges in Non-Binary Representation in Language Technologies [article]

Sunipa Dev and Masoud Monajatipoor and Anaelia Ovalle and Arjun Subramonian and Jeff M Phillips and Kai-Wei Chang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Gender is widely discussed in the context of language tasks and when examining the stereotypes propagated by language models.  ...  In this paper, we explain the complexity of gender and language around it, and survey non-binary persons to understand harms associated with the treatment of gender as binary in English language technologies  ...  These data could be useful to future research on the harms of non-English language technologies to non-binary communities. Many respondents listed their pronouns in other languages.  ... 
arXiv:2108.12084v2 fatcat:bvapfva4ozadjbhakmldgbsyuu

BEYOND BEHAVIORS, NEEDS, AND SEEKING: A QUALITATIVE INVESTIGATION OF INFORMATION PRACTICES AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH LGBTQ+ IDENTITIES Beyond behaviors, needs, and seeking: A qualitative investigation of information practices among individuals with LGBTQ+ identities

Vanessa Kitzie, Marie Radford, Vanessa Kitzie, Marie Radford
This dissertation examines the information practices of individuals identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ+).  ...  This imposition results in a myopic view of the unique issues, concerns, barriers, and achievements of individuals with LGBTQ+ identities, often imposed by those outside these identities.  ...  the most queer community.  ...