Sexuality and the internet: Findings...

Since 2013 the EROTICS global survey has been carried out three times by APC-WRP to assess and learn about the role of information and communication technologies in the work of its worldwide network of gender and sexuality activists, advocates, professionals and scholars. The survey was particularly designed to reflect about their experiences and responses to online violence and censorship. Here the lead researchers involved in the survey introduce the findings from the survey.
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Bruno Zilli

Bruno Zilli is a Brazilian anthropologist,​ ​researcher at the Latin American Center on Sexuality...

Interview with Women's Media...

As part of the EROTICS research, the Women's Media Collective, Sri Lanka did research on 1) human rights of Sri Lanka lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer and 2) is on use of online space by lesbian women. In this interview by Shubha Kayastha, WMC talks about their process and recommendations.
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Shubha Kayastha

Shubha Kayastha is a feminist and a sexual right advocate with an academic background on gender...

The Internet, Sexual Expression and...

LOOM is a Nepal-based feminist organisation that works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multi-generational activism especially around sexual rights and sexual citizenship. As part of the EROTICS project, LOOM has been part of two studies conducted on the internet and sexual expression and online gender based violence, and in this interview they share more about the research.
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Kumud Rana

Kumud Rana is a doctoral researcher at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the...

Drawing a line between 'vulgarity...

Point of View as part of EROTICS (Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet) project undertook an extensive research to understand how law constructs obscenity online, and to identify specific instances of non-consensual sharing of intimate images, and the various ways in it is punished or acquitted. This study specifically looks at implementation of new laws under the Information Technology Act of India.
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Nadika

Nadika is a non-binary person based in Chennai. She writes and edits for a living

Flesh rather than word

In 2017 the Independent Expert for Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression and the Yogyakarta +10 principles acknowledged the specific social, cultural, health and other issues that are faced by those who are gender non conforming, and non-binary. This article looks at the online lives of those who challenge, play with, question and disrupt the gender binary, and do more - who are visibly and obviously queer.
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Joshua Muyiwa

Joshua Muyiwa is a writer and poet. He currently writes a weekly column titled “Gazing Outwards”...

Journeying through sexuality, activism...

Kenya has few protections for the people within its own country who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer. In this article Njeri Gateru traces their journey and that of the organisation National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Nairobi - the difficulties they have faced and their use of online tools and spaces.
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Njeri Gateru

Njeri Gateru is a cofounder of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Kenya and...