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Generar otros modos de habitar la red son necesarios. Intervenir el espacio digital con mensajes feministas es una actitud política. En este post conocemos algunas experiencias que rescatan el humor y la risa para transformar el potencial de internet.

Gender and the virtual workplace during COVID-19

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 13:08

How does working online change and challenge gender dynamics at the workplace? Here we learn more through the experience of a barrister about how some of the changes brought about by COVID-19 could potentially be liberating and eventually change the workplace to make it better for women.

Gender and the virtual workplace during COVID-19

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 08/14/2020 - 13:08

How does working online change and challenge gender dynamics at the workplace? Here we learn more through the experience of a barrister about how some of the changes brought about by COVID-19 could potentially be liberating and eventually change the workplace to make it better for women.

Report - Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 22:27

From 28 to 31 October 2019, 54 feminists from 19 countries, including Association for Progressive Communications (APC) staff members, came together in Muldersdrift, South Africa, to discuss “Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa.” The purpose of the convening, abbreviated as #MFIAfrica, was to deepen the understanding of how the digital landscape has affected feminist, women’s rights, sexual rights and intersectional movement-building work; strengthen the capacity of feminist, women’s rights, sexual rights and digital security activists to respond to emerg

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My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:49

The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women tarteted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:49

The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women tarteted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

Machín 2 Machín: A critical feminist and psychosocial perspective on new digital networks (II)

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 22:33

In the second part of their article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom alert us to the dangers of a romanticization of technologies and develop a psychosocial and feminist approach as a tool to face the new wave of hyperconnectivity that is announced with 5G.

Precarious future for returnees coming back to Manipur

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 13:07

More than 45,000 people have registered to return to their home-state Manipur, and a large number of them are women nurses who faced discrimination and harassment while they were doing their jobs in mainland India. Returnees now face a precarious future regarding where they live, their jobs and their future.

Precarious future for returnees coming back to Manipur

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 13:07

More than 45,000 people have registered to return to their home-state Manipur, and a large number of them are women nurses who faced discrimination and harassment while they were doing their jobs in mainland India. Returnees now face a precarious future regarding where they live, their jobs and their future.

Machín 2 Machín: A critical feminist and psychosocial perspective on new digital networks (I)

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 19:48

In the first half of this two parts article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom delve deeper into a critique of the new networks that are emerging with the rushed transition to 5G, from a feminist and psychosocial perspective.

Reír para sobrevivir | Intersecciones: un podcast tecnopolítico Ep. 3

En tiempos de crisis sanitaria, el consumo de cómics, historietas, memes y gifs ha crecido notoriamente. ¿Qué activa la alegría? ¿La risa nos libera? En este tercer episodio del podcast Intersecciones hablamos del humor y de cómo la risa nos ayuda a sobrevivir.

 

#Intersecciones - Sexting: una práctica política

El sexting, o sexteo se presenta como una alternativa posible para experimentar nuevas formas de vincularnos en la red. Sin embargo existen riesgos concretos para quienes optan por intercambiar imágenes o video eróticos. En GenderIt.org, charlamos con Paz Peña cofundadora de Acoso.Online.

COVID-19 is Leaving Women and LGBTQIA+ People in the USA Vulnerable to Online Surveillance

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 13:41

Essential workers and service workers in the United States of America, especially those who belong to LGBTQIA+ community, are increasingly more vulnerable at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are at risk of losing employment benefits, and are subject to discrimination and surveillance at their workplace.

COVID-19 is Leaving Women and LGBTQIA+ People in the USA Vulnerable to Online Surveillance

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 13:41

Essential workers and service workers in the United States of America, especially those who belong to LGBTQIA+ community, are increasingly more vulnerable at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are at risk of losing employment benefits, and are subject to discrimination and surveillance at their workplace.

COVID-19 or the necropolitics of lockdown: Who cares about trans bodies?

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 22:00

Kira Xonorika exposes the absence of public policies for trans people in Paraguay during the lockdown by COVID-19 and denounces the serious social consequences of corporeal colonialism that pathologises gender diversity.

COVID-19 or the necropolitics of lockdown: Who cares about trans bodies?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 22:00

Kira Xonorika exposes the absence of public policies for trans people in Paraguay during the lockdown by COVID-19 and denounces the serious social consequences of corporeal colonialism that pathologises gender diversity.

Influencers como referentes

El modelo de engagement de Twitter y otras redes nos está transformando en una audiencia pendiente. Los algoritmos empujan los debates más intensos y les dan mayor visibilidad y alcance. Florencia Vida habló con Danila Suárez Tomé sobre los debates feministas que se dan en el mundo virtual.

#Intersecciones - Internet: ese oscuro objeto del deseo

¿Cómo intervenir el espacio digital? ¿Qué rol ocupa el deseo en la construcción de nuestra identidad en línea? Sobre estas y otras cuestiones conversamos con Florencia Goldsman1, integrante de la campaña Dominemos la tecnología.

Footnotes
  • 1. Licenciada en comunicación por la Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). Periodista. Feminista. Investigadora independiente.

Webcomic: The Internet's Footsprint

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 19:03

We often hear that the Internet is a cloud. But the Internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around Internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

Webcomic: The Internet's Footsprint

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 19:03

We often hear that the Internet is a cloud. But the Internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around Internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

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