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Sophie Maddocks

Sophie Maddocks is a teacher and researcher whose interests span digital media activism, online gender based violence, and youth media literacy.

Feminist talk

“Mi vida no es tu peli porno”: 5 razones para no usar el término "pornovenganza"

Posted Fri 24 May 2019 - 13:23 | 965 views

Este artículo presenta cinco razones por las cuales nosotras – como feministas – tenemos que  eliminar “pornovenganza” de nuestro vocabulario. Tomando como base el conocimiento de los/las activistas anti “pornovenganza”, este artículo propone reemplazar la expresión y cuestionar esa terminología.

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In depth

"Revenge Porn": 5 important reasons why we should not call it by that name

Posted Wed 16 Jan 2019 - 11:54 | 7,225 views

This article sums up the different and important reasons why we should stop using the term "revenge porn" when describing certain kinds of violations online that entail the non-consensual taking and circulation of intimate images. Why does language matter and how does it shape our perceptions and responses? Sophie Maddocks tells us more, based on her extensive research and interviews with...

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