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My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

11th August 2020 | 297 views
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The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women targeted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

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In the second part of their article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom alert us to the dangers of a romanticization of technologies and develop a psychosocial and feminist approach as a tool to face the new wave of hyperconnectivity that is announced with 5G.

 
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Loreto Bravo Muñoz

Feminista, hacker y comunicadora popular. Es parte del Centro de Producción Palabra Radio de...

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More than 45,000 people have registered to return to their home-state Manipur, and a large number of them are women nurses who faced discrimination and harassment while they were doing their jobs in mainland India. Returnees now face a precarious future regarding where they live, their jobs and their future.

 
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Ninglun Hanghal

Ninglun Hanghal is a freelance journalist.  She writes on women and development of/in northeast...

In depth

In the first half of this two parts article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom delve deeper into a critique of the new networks that are emerging with the rushed transition to 5G, from a feminist and psychosocial perspective.

 
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Loreto Bravo Muñoz

Feminista, hacker y comunicadora popular. Es parte del Centro de Producción Palabra Radio de...

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Essential workers and service workers in the United States of America, especially those who belong to LGBTQIA+ community, are increasingly more vulnerable at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are at risk of losing employment benefits, and are subject to discrimination and surveillance at their workplace...

 
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Nia Tucker

Nia Tucker is an undergrad at Emerson College studying Writing, Literature and Publishing. You...

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Kira Xonorika exposes the absence of public policies for trans people in Paraguay during the lockdown by COVID-19 and denounces the serious social consequences of corporeal colonialism that pathologises gender diversity.

 
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Kira Xonorika

Kira Xonorika es activista, artista, investigadora y escritora. Miembro de...

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We often hear that the internet is a cloud. But the internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

 
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Nadege

Nadège ha formado parte de proyectos de tecnología transfeminista como...