How cis people can respond after the anti-trans memo

Not sure how you, a cis person, should be responding to the administration’s attacks on transgender folks this week? Here are some tips.…

Making Transgender / Genderqueer / Non-binary Inclusion a Priority — A Toolkit for Conference Organizers

When I first wrote Making trans inclusion a priority at conferences I was frustrated at constantly having to advocate for myself & other transgender / genderqueer / non-binary folks at conferences. It felt great to vent, but it also turns out it’s been helpful for some conference organizers as well.…

One easy way to use you privilege to demand more from companies on D&I

If every person they reach out to recruit demands disability-inclusive culture, gender neutral bathrooms, and equal parental leave, these companies might start to get the message that these things matter and they need to prioritize them.…

Making trans inclusion at conferences a priority

Do you want to be an ally to trans folks? Here's a place you can start: start demanding more of the spaces you inhabit, and particularly, demand more of the conferences you attend. Stop relying on trans folks to step in and do all of the work.…

Language Matters

This was originally written for the Nuna blog. You can find the original post here.While there has been plenty of research and discussion on the importance of diversity in the technology industry, inclusion is also critically important. One way we can help make companies, teams, and projects more inclusive…