A tool created for LGBTQ+ youth to create community and find online resources.
Role: User Researcher, UI Designer
The purpose of this project is to explore the interaction models of Queer youth and how to create healthy relationships that serve as support and guidance at the same time that online resources are presented for the healthy development of youth. LGBTQ+ Youth suffers from disparities in health and family support. This lack of support and inequity affects youth and their development. Data shows that LGBTQ+ Youth is six times more likely to suffer from depression and eight times more likely to have attempted suicide.
Conducting design research hopes to answer the thesis question and provide a solution that creates social impact. This project aims to explore the interaction models of Queer Youth and how to create healthy relationships that serve as support and guidance.
How can UX/UI strategies and product design be utilized to create a platform that connects Queer youth with online communities and supportive online resources?