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EroTICs researchers debate the net and sexuality 2.0. in Madrid

Posted Mon 4 Jul 2011 - 12:25 | 6,082 views
The EroTICs researchers from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting their groundbreaking research on sexuality and the Internet in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9.
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Sex and the Net -- It starts with rights

Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 - 10:48 | 7,864 views
As the EROTICS research shows, individuals and communities in a diverse range of contexts use the internet in countless ways to explore and express their sexuality. Any debate regarding sexuality online must begin with an affirmation of sexual rights.

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EROTICS in Brazil: The complex universe of sexuality on the internet

Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 - 06:30 | 12,372 views
Sexuality Policy Watch and the Latin American Centre on Sexuality and Human Rights teamed up together to conduct the EroTICs research in Brazil. In an interview with Flavia Fascendini, they talked about their participation in the project as an opportunity to address the nuanced impact of new Internet legislation on sexuality. They approached this complex issue from two sides: looking at…

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India and South Africa: The hidden story of sex on the internet

Posted Thu 23 Jun 2011 - 09:28 | 30,158 views
After two years the EROTICS research has revealed that sex on the internet is much more than just pornography, but instead it includes a vibrant ecosystem of individuals sharing and discovering their sexuality online. Not only that, the internet provides a space for sexual and identity rights activists to organize and advocate for change.

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EROTICS raises fascinating new questions

Posted Thu 23 Jun 2011 - 07:04 | 12,362 views
The EroTICs research of sexuality and the internet revealed that contrary to much public opinion, sexuality online is much more than just pornography. As the EroTICs project comes to a close, GenderIT.org's writer Grady Johnson asked some of the experts to share their thoughts about the research.

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Lebanon and USA: Where is the line for sex on the internet?

Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 - 17:07 | 12,478 views
GenderIT.org contributor Mavic Cabrera-Balleza speaks with EroTICS researchers Melissa Hope Ditmore and Kevicha Echols as well as LGBT activist Nadine Moawad about the role of the internet in our sexual lives. They talk about the effect that filtering and censorship have on sexual expression and access to information, particularly for youth and LGBT persons.

Publication

Emerging forms of violence on the internet impact on women's rights, declares APC at the Human Rights Council

Posted Thu 9 Jun 2011 - 16:08 | 5,637 views
APC calls on states to brings attention to emerging threats to women's freedom of expression and emerging forms of violence on the internet that impact on women's rights.The Statement is part of a set of recommendations submitted to the Human Rights Council in preparation for its seventeenth regular session (30 May – 17 June 2011).

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Checkin from the Human Rights Council, a new and complex universe!

Posted Thu 9 Jun 2011 - 15:37 | 7,111 views
Marina Maria representing the APC's EroTICs project at the 17th session of UN Human Rights Council shares her experiences from the mission to 'a new and complex universe'.

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Internet regulations can benefit from cross-sectoral conversations, says Marina Maria at the Human Rights Council

Posted Wed 8 Jun 2011 - 11:14 | 5,395 views
Marina Maria, a member of the Brazil EroTICs research team, was one of the panellists of the 'Internet rights are human rights' event co-organized by the APC with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on June 3. Due to time limitations, she was not able to present her paper in full at the event. GenderIT.org is publishing her complete…

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Let's continue the debate: 'Internet rights are human rights' panel's video recording

Posted Fri 3 Jun 2011 - 09:00 | 5,370 views
The video recording of excellent panel on freedom of expression and the internet organized by the APC in cooperation with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on 3 June, is now available online http://media.lscube.org/view?what=/APC/apc_2011_06_03.mpg. Let's keep dialog…