sexual rights

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Transforming landscape of women's communication rights (video, 18mins)

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2011 - 16:29 | 4,662 views
Jac sm Kee talks about the Take Back The Tech! campaign, as well as introduces the Erotics - Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet - project. Jac presents examples from Brazil, Lebanon, India and South Africa illustrating how the queer movement is using the internet for mobilising and for the exercise of sexual rights. She also explains how the Take Back The Tech! campaign connects...

Feminist talk

On sexuality and wikileaks...

Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 - 19:50 | 3,895 views
This reflection was written by Jac sm Kee in December 2010, at the height of the Wikileaks' leak of diplomatic cables and the subsequent charge and arrest of Assange. Since much of the reflections and thoughts still stand, despite the case and incident having moved on since then, this is now republished as a blog post for Feminist Talk.

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EroTICs: Sexuality and technology

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 14:21 | 6,466 views
Sonia Randhawa and Jac sm Kee explore the links between sexuality and the theme of this year’s Commission on the Status of Women meeting, “Access and participation of women and girls in education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work”.

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Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 12:03 | 5,428 views
The summary of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum(IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. T.Q. from the Lebanon EroTICs team speaks about the history of the local queer movement which correlates with the development of the internet in Lebanon....

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APC Brief on the Fifth Internet Governance Forum

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2010 - 13:16 | 3,925 views
The Internet Governance Forum is a platform for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on internet governance, that emerged from the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). In this document, APC presents in brief some of the most pressing issues to be debated in the IGF's fifth year of existence.

Feminist talk

dot gay: what are the implications?

Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 - 07:32 | 42,111 views
It was in a dynamic coalition session on freedom of expression and freedom of the media on the internet that Schubert announced that the domain name, “dot gay” was in the pipeline. The domain name hopes to incorporate all lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer sites under one domain. Nyx looks at who is excluded, and the potential impact of a 'dot gay' domain on queer communities.

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Reflecting on language and power

Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 - 06:57 | 6,145 views
Looks at how power is played out in the language and terminology used in the IGF discussions, even when the theme of the discussion is "Internet governance and human rights: strategies and collaboration for empowerment".

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Transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop @ IGF, Lithuania, 2010

Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 - 15:16 | 6,632 views
The transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. The workshop presented opinions from various stakeholders on the competing rights and interests on the topic of sexual rights and openness....

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South Africa: Pornography and the internet - justifiable protection or entrenching patriarchy?

Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 - 21:52 | 19,866 views
A draft Bill proposing a ban on sexual content on the internet and cellphones submitted to the South African Department of Home Affairs in May 2010 claims to have the best interests of women and children in mind. The Bill was submitted to the Department, which oversees the Film and Publications Board, by a non-profit organisation called Justice Alliance of South Africa (JASA).

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Internet regulation and the Brazilian EroTICs context

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:21 | 6,655 views
Authors Sonia Corrêa, Marina Maria and Jandira Queiroz document how gender and sexuality have been at the heart of internet regulation debates in Brazil. However, this centrality does not necessarily translate to the discourses, analysis and the political claims of social actors involved in sexual politics, on the one hand, and digital politics, on the other. In the authors' view, there is no...