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Gender, sexuality and the internet to #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Fri 25 Apr 2014 - 06:07 | 7,502 views
APC held a global meeting on gender, sexuality and the internet in Malaysia between 12 and 17 April 2014, to explore and develop the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. One of the goals of the meeting was to find, within a sex-positive queer framework, an agreement on core feminist principles for a transformative internet, in order to develop a set of evolving...

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Imagining a misogyny-free internet

Posted Fri 25 Apr 2014 - 05:49 | 7,803 views
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet held in Port Dickson, Malaysia from April 13 to 17, 2014, to envision a feminist internet and to evolve a framework for it. Around 50 activists working on gender rights, sexual rights and internet rights in different parts of the world had come together for the meeting.

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Conversation with Maureen James, Funding and Strategy Specialist at IFEX

Posted Wed 23 Apr 2014 - 06:50 | 6,260 views

Maureen James is Funding and Strategy Specialist at the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) where she has been mobilising funds to support implementation of IFEX programmes and projects since 2003. Maureen has 20 years of experience working at Canadian and international non-profit organizations, all of them networks working together for change – including Web Networks, the...

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Sex, lies and the perils of Facebook dating

Posted Wed 23 Apr 2014 - 06:32 | 3,835 views
They met on Facebook. She was a married homemaker in her forties, who lied to him that she was 21 and single. He was all of 22. She was probably looking for the diversion and excitement of being with a younger man, he for a partner his age. When he discovered the truth after meeting her in person last week, three years into the relationship, he shot her and himself to death. A typical story that...

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#imagineafeministinternet: "No topic was off limit," says Nana Darkoa

Posted Tue 22 Apr 2014 - 08:21 | 5,715 views
I want to share with you some of the highlights of the meeting. The nutshell version is that it was an extremely useful meeting, relevant to my day job (as a Communications Specialist) and absolutely relevant to what we do on this blog. Part of what the made the meeting amazing was that I got to meet many feminists, queer activists and techies from all over the world in particular from the Global...

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Time to come out!: Pioneering women in history of technology

Posted Tue 15 Apr 2014 - 09:17 | 8,045 views
Check out these videos of Jac sm Kee introducing these women's stories and contributions to technology during the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and Technology in April 2014.

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What does it take to create a feminist internet?

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 05:05 | 6,171 views
Is a feminist internet possible? How has the internet shifted the way we understand power, politics, activism and agency? These are the insights of many activists under the call to #imagineafeministinternet.

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Sexuality, feminism, activism and the internet we dream of

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 04:46 | 5,698 views
"Which is the internet we dreamed of?" was the main question raised during the first day of the "Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet":https://www.apc.org/en/events/global-meeting-gender-sexuality-internet which is taking place in Port Dickson, Malaysia, until April 17th, to explore and develop...

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Panel on “Power, Politics and Agency” to #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 03:01 | 6,682 views
During the first day of the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet which ocurred in Port Dickson, Malaysia, to explore the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like, a panel on “Power, politics and agency” took place with the participation of Chat Garcia Ramilo from the Philippines, Joy Liddicoat from New Zealand, Horacio Sívori from Brazil, Valentina Pellizer...

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Sex and the internet: Intersectionality in internet rights

Posted Sun 13 Apr 2014 - 13:23 | 6,770 views
Why are internet rights important to sexual rights activists and why are sexual rights important to internet rights activists? These two questions formed the basis for discussion at a preparatory meeting for a global dialogue on gender, sexuality and the internet taking place in Malaysia.