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Nandar is a feminist activist, storyteller, and podcaster from Shan State, Myanmar.

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In Conversation: Online Violence Bars Women and LGBTQI+ Folks' Access to the Internet in Myanmar

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 08:28 | 978views

Sexism, misogyny and homophobia bars women and gender-diverse folks' access to the internet in Myanmar, leading to violence to continue to perpetuate without any repercussions for perpertrators. In this podcast, Nandar talks to a digital security expert about experiences of vulnerable people on the internet.

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Amita S

Amita is a Malaysian-born illustrator with a passion for good lighting and atmospheric images ins

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Commodifying Yourself For Digital Access in Malaysia

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 08:06 | 1,086views

A short comic on the anxieties of sharing yourself and your work online, and how one has to commodify all aspects of themselves online, which can open doors to unwanted risks and online hate.

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Artemis Akbary

Artemis is an LGBT rights activist, radio presenter, and producer at Radio Ranginkaman.

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Afghan Queer Community’s Access to The Internet Is A Double Edged Sword Under Taliban Rule

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 07:26 | 1,024views

As the Taliban government took over Afghanistan in 2021, the already limited space for women and LGBTQI+ folks started to shrink even more. The effects were visible not only in public offline spaces, but very clearly on the internet as well, as members of the Taliban surveilled on people through their social media activities, and subjected them to physical violence. Artemis Akbary speaks to...

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Ventura Profana

(Catu/BA, 1993) Ventura Profana profetiza la multiplicación y la abundante vida negra, indígena y

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The Theology of Transmutation

Posted Thu 1 Dec 2022 - 12:10 | 1,007views

Ventura Profana, a Brazilian artist and writer, narrates an Afrofuturist manifesto engagingtrans epistemology and theological studies to examine the colonial legacies and historical choreographies of the white supremacist matrix; Ventura explores the historical instrumentalisation of Christianity as a device for the maintenance of whiteness. In her artistic practice, involving digital collage...

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Sol Ámbar Sánchez Latorre

Sol Ámbar se formó como maricona inquieta, investigadore social y tejedore post-tradicional.

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Maricón-temporary strategies for socio-political impact in Latin America: technology and subversion

Posted Thu 1 Dec 2022 - 11:43 | 825views

Sol Ámbar Sánchez Latorre, sociologist, writer and activist, writes about the progress of juridicial processes in Colombia, expanding on the scope of communications and digital media facilitating political mobilisation for trans, travesti and non-binary people; in her writing, she interrogates the realm of representation and exposes the ways in which violence is replicated.

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Vita Evangelista

Vita Evangelista es un artista transmasculino y multidisciplinar que nació y creció en Brasil y q

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There Not There ~ Metalma

Posted Thu 1 Dec 2022 - 10:44 | 1,098views

Vita Evangelista, a non-binary new media artist, essays a poetic reflection on geolocation, the city of São Paulo, and their experience as a migrant. This autoethnographic essay, deployed between art and queer theory, explores the micro-scenarios of late capitalism in São Paulo as symptoms of cross-cutting regional politics.

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Tatiana Buelvas Baldiris

Tatiana Buelvas es una consultora internacional impulsada por el propósito y una líder de impacto

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Gender Diversity In STEAM: Challenges And Possibilities In Leadership For Trans Workers In Latin America

Posted Thu 1 Dec 2022 - 07:02 | 1,002views

Tatiana Buelvas Valdiris, an expert consultant in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, writes an article from the perspective of cis-trans alliances, and how civil society organisations, the private sector, and academia can establish connections to enable labor inclusion and leadership.

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Ari Vera Morales

Ari Vera Morales, mujer trans, originaria del puerto de Veracruz.

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Challenges and improvements: The labour inclusion of trans people in Mexico

Posted Wed 30 Nov 2022 - 14:13 | 540views

Ari Vera Morales, Mexican trans activist and ILGA World board member, narrates the processes of capacity building which enable the labour and technological inclusion of trans and gender diverse people in Mexico, and how transnational companies have formed alliances to offer clear paths towards financial autonomy and education in digital tools.

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Divyansha Sehgal

Divyansha Sehgal is a technology researcher at The Centre for Internet and Society, India primari

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How Platform Design Shapes Working Conditions in India: A Case Study Of Urban Company

Posted Tue 15 Nov 2022 - 10:56 | 972views

Conversations about service delivery apps are usually centred around how customers experience these apps, but rarely do these discussions explore and examine the conditions service providers work in. The study by The Centre for Internet & Society analyses one platform, Urban Company, in India for its treatment of domestic workers who register on the app to provide services on the company's...

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Zoya Rehman

Zoya Rehman is a feminist researcher-writer and organiser based in Islamabad, Pakistan, with a ba

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[Part 2] A Commitment to Creativity: The Online Aesthetics of Feminist Labour

Posted Mon 14 Nov 2022 - 11:33 | 1,342views

This two-part series sheds light on how art and creativity play a key role in activism in Pakistan, and provides the country's feminist movement and struggles a prominent visual aesthetics on the internet.