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Queer in AI’s mission is to raise awareness of queer issues in AI/ML, foster a community of queer researchers and celebrate the work of queer scientists. Read more about this and our members here.

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Queer in AI Demographic Survey: The responses of this survey are used to identify issues within queer communities and shape the future programs of Queer in AI. The survey link is here.

Join our organization team: We have open volunteer positions. Fill out this form if you are interested in meeting our awesome team of volunteers and brainstorming with them in our organizers' meetings.

Join our community: More than 500 folks are in the Queer in AI slack community. Our slack consists of dedicated channels for research, advice, announcements and discussion of many topics. To join, please email queerinai [at] gmail [dot] com with a small intro and with the subject 'Queer in AI slack join request'. Please follow the exact email subject and send a proper bio, otherwise your request might be declined.

Mailing List and Social Media: Stay informed about opportunities (like call of speakers, papers and jobs) and our future events by subscribing here (click on 'Ask to join the group') and following us on Twitter.

Sponsor Us: Our generous corporate partners sponsor Queer in AI’s events, activities and programs on an annual basis. For any inquiries regarding yearlong corporate partners, please contact us at sponsorship [at] queerinai.org

Contact Us: You can reach out to Queer in AI organizers by emailing queerinai [at] gmail [dot] com. Please don't send event invites, job opportunities and calls to this email. They should be sent to the mailing list or slack instead.

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Need financial help with grad school applications? All info on how to apply to our fees aid and application review programs are here. To donate to this fund, please visit this page.

In need of support? In partnership with oSTEM, we offer a Community Relief Emergency Fund. Apply here. To donate to the fund, visit this page.

Upcoming Events

Queer in AI will be hosting a workshop and socials at NeurIPS 2021. Please visit this page to learn more about our events.


Workshop info: We are planning a full suite of panels and talks on topics at the intersection of AI and queer identity, labor rights, neurodiversity, animal rights, and caste-based discrimination.

Call for contributions: Submissions for the workshop are open until Monday, November 15, 2021 Anywhere On Earth (AOE). Please visit this page to start a submission. Non-traditional format submission (poetry, music, art, musings, TikToks, testimonials, ...) and non-English submission are welcome.

We will be hosting a social and a mentorship event at AAAI 2022. Please visit this page for more information. Exact Dates and times are TBD.


Social event: A social event to bring the community together. A speaker will reflect on the diversity and inclusion of the AI community, followed by an informal networking session. The event will be free and open to all. Sign up here.

Mentorship event: A mentorship session for undergraduate and junior grad students. To attend, please register in advance of the conference; the registration form can be found here.


COVID-19 Resources

We stand in support of our community during the COVID-19 crisis.

Together with our parent organization, oSTEM, we are offering a Community Relief Emergency Fund for queer people in need of emergency resources.

  • To apply, please use this form.

  • Please consider making a donation to the fund if you are able to here.

  • oSTEM has a list of high-quality mental health crises hotlines available here

Graduate School Application Review and Fee Aid Program

Queer in AI and oSTEM are providing financial aid to grad school applicants. Check out more details here.

Code of conduct

Queer in AI is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive environment for everyone and do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. The code of conduct applies to all Queer in AI spaces, including conferences, events, Twitter, Slack, mailing lists, both online and offline. Any person who violates the code of conduct may be sanctioned or expelled from these spaces at the discretion of the Queer in AI Safety Team. Our full code of conduct can be found here.

Queer in AI safety team

Any participant who experiences harassment or hostile behavior may contact Queer in AI Safety Team. Please be assured that if you approach us, your concerns will be kept in strict confidence, and we will consult with you on any actions taken.

Past events and videos archive

Check out the archive of the past events here. Talks from selected socials events are available on our Youtube channel.

Name changing in Academia

If you are considering changing your name in the publications, Queer in AI can help. Please get in touch with us by joining the Queer in AI slack (instructions above) to get advice and help on changing the name.

D&I resources and affinity groups

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