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Fwd: [DHSI] Test the Transgender Media Portal!

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    From: Laura Horak <>
    Date: Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 6:15 PM
    Subject: [DHSI] Test the Transgender Media Portal!
    To: <>

    Hi everyone,

    I would be grateful if you could forward this invitation to anyone you know
    who might be interested!




    Be part of the “Trans Mediascapes” research project based at Carleton

    Are you based in Canada or the United States, age 16 or over, and…

    – 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?

    *Help us test the Transgender Media Portal! *

    A new website for discovering films and videos made by trans, Two Spirit,
    nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming artists.

    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

    *Click here to apply!*

    This research has been cleared by Carleton University Research Ethics Board
    A, Clearance #108914. Should you have any ethical concerns with the study,
    please contact the REB Chair, Carleton University Research Ethics Board-A
    (by phone: 613-520-2600 ext. 2517 or by email:

    Laura Horak (she/her)

    Director of the Transgender Media Lab (
    and Transgender Media Portal (

    Associate Professor of Film Studies

    School for Studies of Art and Culture

    Carleton University | Unceded Algonquin territory

    Co-curator of *Cinema’s First Nasty Women* – available now from Kino Lorber

    Book a time to meet with me at:
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