United Kingdom Census 2011 – Summary and Analysis

Earlier this year I wrote about the controversy around the question 'What is your sex?' in the 2011 United Kingdom census. In that article I established that the question of 'sex' was intended to record how the respondent subjectively saw their identity and that the Office for National Statistics and the Census Customer Services were… Continue reading United Kingdom Census 2011 – Summary and Analysis

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A call for examples

Practical Androgyny needs you! Examples of the following are needed for future articles. Please get in touch if you're aware of: Organisations that allow non-binary genders to be recorded on their registration/application forms, especially if you have visual evidence Banks or credit card companies that allow their debit or credit cards to be issued without… Continue reading A call for examples

United Kingdom Census 2011

Here in the UK we're asked to complete a census every 10 years. It is a legal requirement that all households accurately record certain details of those present on the day of the census, these details include each person's 'sex'. Unfortunately this question is worded simply as: 2, What is your sex? [] Male  … Continue reading United Kingdom Census 2011