OPPORTUNITY: Paid Usability Testing for trans, queer, bipoc, and disabled people

The ā€œTrans Mediascapesā€ research project at Carleton University seeks individuals to help test the Transgender Media Portal. In particular, the project team seeks individuals in Canada and the U.S. who are over the age of 16 and identify as

  • Trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, gender nonconforming, queer
  • Black, Indigenous, racialized, a person of colour
  • Deaf, disabled, neurodivergent
  • Use assistive technologies like screen readers, screen magnification, ZoomText, OS Magnification, alternative navigation, switch system (including eye gaze and sip and puff), on-screen keyboard, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, voice control, or voice access
  • Any of the above

The Transgender Media Portal is “a new website for discovering films and videos made by trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming artists.Ā Created by students and professors at the Transgender Media Lab at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.”

Valid responses receive a CA$75 gift card. Estimated time: approximately 45 minutes.Ā Interested individuals should submit an application form.

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