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Accessible To All

This week, James talks with Chris Angel Murphy about how accessibility is so important for not only those with disabilities, as we'd commonly view it, but also for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
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Show Notes

This is an episode I’m really excited to have been able to record, and I’d like to start by thanking Chris Angel for their willingness to come and talk to me so openly about the things they’ve learned as both a member of the LGBTQAI+ community and as someone who is studying UI and UX design.

Accessibility is a real passion of mine, as someone with a disability I’ve always been keen to make sure sites, apps, application forms etc are as accessible as possible. As our culture is changing, we need to make sure that that same level of accessibility is afforded to everyone, especially marginalised groups like the LGBTQIA community

I want to make it very clear that whilst we at Crossed Wires always appreciate comments and feedback on episodes, we will not tolerate any form of hate or abuse levelled at either myself, or any member of the Crossed Wires team, or our guests. Any comments we feel don’t meet that standard will be removed, and similarly, any abusive social media posts will be reported to the relevant platform.

With that out of the way, please do enjoy this episode. Let us know your experiences of accessibility, good or bad, either here or over on Goodpods.

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Chapter Times

  1. 00:00:04: Introductions
  2. 00:04:21: Defining Accessibility
  3. 00:08:43: Data Capture
  4. 00:16:46: HR, Onboarding, Finance
  5. 00:23:53: When Biological Sex Is Required
  6. 00:28:21: Challenges of Changing Your Identity
  7. 00:38:02: Deadnames, Birth Names, Former Names
  8. 00:39:30: Media Representation
  9. 00:46:08: Making Mistakes And GDPR
  10. 00:50:08: Sir? Ma’am?
  11. 01:00:26: Wrapping Up

Credits

Intro and outro theme: Ace of Clubs by RoccoW

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