making straight people have to choose 'other' and write it in is praxis

@FuchsiaShock Also, there's no radio button for "other". Does that form even work like that? Would be even more realistic if straight people are getting denied to answer 😂

@FuchsiaShock Honestly, as a straight, cis, white male, I love this.

Anything that shakes me out of complacency is *wonderful*

@FuchsiaShock honestly, straight is a nonsense category. "Other" makes a lot more sense

@FuchsiaShock prefer not to say (being straight is deeply shameful and the loathesome sin best left unnamed)

@FuchsiaShock nice. nothing like getting straight to point ....

@FuchsiaShock On a more serious note I feel like survey questions about gender or orientation should just be a single blank box (like it should be with names and addresses) because it's really hard to capture variety and entropy in this. Maybe except when you're interested in a single category, where I feel like I'd go e.g. "gay vs. not gay".

@FuchsiaShock @garbados "Due, we suspect, to a recent resurgence of Austin Powers viewing, the number one recorded sexual orientation on campus is 'Yes Please'."

@FuchsiaShock Asking this question is *never* a powermove. It's a disgrace for everybody's #privacy.

@FuchsiaShock the straight person that compiled the form, before, during, and after realising what they did.

@FuchsiaShock We can make that happen for genders too:
- Nothing;
- Balanced;
- More of this than that;
- Prefer not to say;
- Other:

@aeveltstra @FuchsiaShock "What is your gender?" and then there's just a text input box

@FuchsiaShock Is there a list of the most common write-in answers for this poll? That is, I'd love to know what adjectives straight people use for themselves.

To be honest I'm not sure what I'd write in my native tongue to indicate "straight". Somehow this is a question that rarely comes up. Then again, I'm not even sure where I was asked this the last time.
Come to think of it, what kind of poll is that, anyway??

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