Exploring Gender Diversity: A Special Episode from Statistics Canada's 'Eh Sayers' Podcast
Podcasts are all the rage these days and we’re coming to you with a special one! We're excited to share an engaging and informative podcast episode from Statistics Canada's 'Eh Sayers' series that's not only interesting but also relevant to our work. The episode, titled "I Got 99 Problems But Being Misgendered on the Census Ain't One," takes a unique dive into the historic 2021 Canadian Census.
The 2021 Canadian Census was truly groundbreaking. Why, you ask? Well, it was the first census to include a question about gender, making Canada a trailblazer in collecting and publishing data on gender diversity from a national census.
In this episode, the 'Eh Sayers' podcast explores the multifaceted concept of gender with special guest Cyril Cinder, a drag king, and engages in an insightful conversation about the 2021 Census with Anne Milan from Statistics Canada. Together, they unveil the exciting and essential changes brought by this census, providing a fresh perspective on the concept of a "gender reveal."
The episode, I Got 99 Problems But Being Misgendered on the Census Ain't One, is available to listen on the following platforms:
Take a listen! It's a great opportunity for us to celebrate Canada's pioneering step in collecting and publishing data on gender diversity and to explore the many facets of gender.