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Pride Month 2022

I personally have mixed feelings about Pride Month this year.  We do have a lot to celebrate, but there are lots of reasons for concern, too.  Here are some things at top of mind for me at the moment:

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Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

Here are some of my reflections and reading recommendations on Transgender Day of Visibility, and a bit about how we’re talking about it at ZS.

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Interview with Brave UX

This blog post is the transcription of a podcast I did with Brendan Jarvis in early February. He’s done a number of interview with senior folks in the field, and they are definitely worth a listen! You can find Brave UX on all the major podcasting platforms, and also on YouTube. I’ve done many of […]

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A Perspective on Social Justice

Kai Cheng Thom writes: “I think the major difference between a social justice and a white/colonial lens on trauma is the assumption that trauma recovery is the reclamation of safety – that safety is a resource that is simply ‘out there’ for the taking and all we need to do is work hard enough …”

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Fairygodboss interview

Who better to lead User Experience than an anthropologist? Meet Natalie Hanson. She’s a Principal at ZS, where she provides human-centered strategy, research and design for clients. In addition to a master’s and Ph.D. in Anthropology, she also has a master’s in Whole Systems Design. She’s the sponsor of Pride@ZS, the company’s LGBTQ+ Employee Resource […]

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