Straying from the Blue-Pink Color Scheme to Represent Gender in Visualization (The Process #55)

September 5, 2019

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I got pushback on a recent graphic I made that shows data for boy and girl names. I did not use blue for boys and pink for girls. Instead, I used orange for boys and turquoise for girls. In this week’s issue, I think out loud about why this was even an issue.

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