The FFS show 26: Scottish census and LGBTQ+ data with Dr Kevin Guyan 4

The FFS show 26: Scottish census and LGBTQ+ data with Dr Kevin Guyan

For this episode Ali is joined in his hosting duties by Ferret journalist Jamie Mann, as Sam is on holiday.

We look at a claim that Russian money is funding Ruth Davidson, and then speak to Dr Kevin Guyan about how the collection of data has historically been used to marginalise LGBTQ+ people, and the controversy over the 2022 Scottish census questions.

Kevin’s book Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action is available to buy now.

Show notes:

  • Follow Kevin on Twitter here
  • Find out more about his new book here or buy it using this link to support the author, The Ferret and a local independent book shop.

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