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This blog post summarizes a paper about LGBTQ people’s (non)disclosure of their pregnancy loss experience on social media to be presented at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in May 2021.

Note: This post includes content about pregnancy loss.

Just try again. While possibly well-intentioned, common phrases like this can be hurtful responses to disclosures of pregnancy loss both offline and online. For many LGBTQ people, “just trying again” involves significant sacrifices of time, energy, and money. …

Cassidy Pyle

Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan School of Information. Interested in social media, disclosure, marginality, stigma, & social support.

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