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Fuzziness in LGBT Non-Profit ICT Use

Champagne, R and Guerra, J and Tsai, CH and Monahan, J and Farzan, R (2015) Fuzziness in LGBT Non-Profit ICT Use. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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This note reports on the use of ICTs by a small nonprofit organization that serves LGBT youth. Our work centers on a reective evaluation of the use of online communities for LGBT community through qualitative interviews with the organization. Perceived issues around ICT use in the organi- zation were shaped by the blurred lines between professional and personal interactions online, the small size of the com- munity and ubiquity of social media use, and ambivalence of members toward online communication. The project models one way for researchers in ICT4D to work within communi- ties to develop an understanding of self-identified issues in vulnerable populations.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Guerra, Jjdg60@pitt.eduJDG60
Tsai, CHcht77@pitt.eduCHT770000-0001-9188-0362
Monahan, J
Farzan, Rrfarzan@pitt.eduRFARZAN
Date: 15 May 2015
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Volume: 15
Event Type: Conference
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1145/2737856.2737893
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Information Science
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781450331630
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 20:19
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2020 13:55


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