How AI image generators fail queer and trans people

The "Cass Review" and its use of AI-generated images highlight some of the key issues with depicting queer and trans people using artificial intelligence

Depictions of queer and trans people by artificial intelligence-based image generators like Midjourney are facing scrutiny, after evidence emerged that the recently published “Cass Reviewused AI images of trans youth in its final report on trans healthcare in the U.K.

AI images are increasingly making their way into mainstream media and scientific reports. But these images can reproduce and reinforce stereotypes, while also erasing entire identities. A recent Wired story highlighted how these tools often default to stereotypical depictions of LGBTQ2S+ people.

Senior editor Mel Woods breaks down what AI image generators get wrong about queer and trans people.

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