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      Defining LGBTQ+ Publics Through Consumer Genomics

      Proceedings of Politics of the Machines - Rogue Research 2021 (POM 2021)
      debate and devise concepts and practices that seek to critically question and unravel novel modes of science
      September 14-17, 2021
      Direct-to-consumer genetic testing, Genomics, 23andMe, Publics, Sexuality


            What are the implications of genomic sexuality research for LGBTQ+ identities and publics? This project provides a timely and collaborative intervention as genomics moves into sexuality research, and LGBTQ+ politics gain new salience. While scholarship has engaged with the emergence of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing in relation to race, ethnicity, and disability little work has been conducted regarding more recent forays into sexual identity and the intersection of these categories. This project seeks to address this gap in the research and examine the implications of these genomic sexuality studies for local and global intersectional LGBTQ+ publics.


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            September 2021
            September 2021
            : 214-219
            [0001]University of Sussex UK

            Sussex, United Kingdom
            [0002]University of Sussex

            Sussex, United Kingdom
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            Proceedings of Politics of the Machines - Rogue Research 2021
            POM 2021
            Berlin, Germany
            September 14-17, 2021
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            debate and devise concepts and practices that seek to critically question and unravel novel modes of science
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Publics,Genomics,Sexuality,23andMe,Direct-to-consumer genetic testing


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