Technology further codifies biases and categorizes personhood, not simply a reflection of the society that creates it but possibly an imperfect and flawed mirror of it. That has resulted in software and AI systems that are at odds with fluidity, that endanger the privacy and security of the LGBTQIA+ community, and often infer heteronormative assumptions and forces binary gender classifications.
How does the queer community change this technology landscape? And what does it mean to queer the landscape, co-opt these systems, and create safe, online spaces? And accordingly, how has technology made a global LGBTQIA+ movement possible?
In this panel, five luminaries from the LGBTQIA+ movement will unpack these questions, and others.