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How are the LBTQI+ people and communities facing the difficulties posed by the global pandemic and the lockdown? This article explores the emergence of solidarities amongst different marginalised groups including farmers and queer communities, to ensure food, work and basic survival.

Feminist talk

The perpetrators of racist violence, physical or intellectual, are rarely called to account for themselves. White allies rarely explain why particular racist actions might have occurred. White liberal intellectuals, in particular, frequently learn anti-racist discourse and mimic it back at us with very little trenchant...

 
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Kharnita Mohamed

Kharnita Mohamed is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town. She is...

In depth

The practice of mapping began within a month since the first outbreaks of Covid-19 as a means of rapid visualisation, accompanied by the division between those who manage data and those who contribute their personal information, while suffering the consequences of it. Is there a more just approach to information-based...

 
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Lucía Trias

Lucía Trias tiene una maestría en investigación de diseño, de la fundación Bahaus Dessau, así...

Feminist talk

Across different countries there has been a recorded surge of domestic violence against women especially, but has there been an increase in violence and harassment online? Morgan Barbour shares how she has dealt with increased violence and harassment online since the lockdown began, and how it is now part of her art....

 
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Morgan Barbour

Morgan Barbour is an American model, circus artist, movement director, and writer. Her work has...

Feminist talk

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Shakespeare wrote most of his plays during the bubonic plague, and now women and queer artists use the internet and social media to open up spaces for marginalised communities and bodies.

 
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Joshua Muyiwa

Joshua Muyiwa is a writer and poet. He currently writes a weekly column titled “Gazing Outwards...

Feminist talk

Much as there is the risk of the online space breeding great amounts of anxiety, this can also be a time to form different types of human connection, find out more about innovative ways to get off and take a look at your love lives. Here is how.

 
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Tiffany Kagure Mugo

Tiffany Kagure Mugo is the intoxicatingly scary gatekeeper of HOLAAfrica, a Pan African queer...

Publication

This e-zine is the culmination of the lives and afterlives of the Making a Feminist Internet in Africa convening. It documents the explorations and experiments that grew into dynamic answers, solutions and even more questions on what it means to have a feminist internet in Africa. It was written and designed by Wairimũ...
 
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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...