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Kharnita Mohamed

Kharnita Mohamed is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town.

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Questions for white liberals

Posted Thu 18 Jun 2020 - 15:26 | 5,786views

The perpetrators of racist violence, physical or intellectual, are rarely called to account for themselves. White allies rarely explain why particular racist actions might have occurred. White liberal intellectuals, in particular, frequently learn anti-racist discourse and mimic it back at us with very little trenchant thought given to their own experiences of whiteness.

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Morgan Barbour

Morgan Barbour is an American model, circus artist, movement director, and writer.

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Cummunity Standards

Posted Mon 25 May 2020 - 14:13 | 3,758views

Across different countries there has been a recorded surge of domestic violence against women especially, but has there been an increase in violence and harassment online? Morgan Barbour shares how she has dealt with increased violence and harassment online since the lockdown began, and how it is now part of her art.

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Joshua Muyiwa

Joshua Muyiwa is a writer and poet.

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Who Run The Instagram Live? Girls!

Posted Fri 22 May 2020 - 14:00 | 1,934views

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Shakespeare wrote most of his plays during the bubonic plague, and now women and queer artists use the internet and social media to open up spaces for marginalised communities and bodies.

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Tiffany Kagure Mugo

Tiffany Kagure Mugo is the intoxicatingly scary gatekeeper of HOLAAfrica, a Pan African queer wom

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The online space making pandemic sex easier (sort of)

Posted Tue 19 May 2020 - 17:02 | 2,455views

Much as there is the risk of the online space breeding great amounts of anxiety, this can also be a time to form different types of human connection, find out more about innovative ways to get off and take a look at your love lives. Here is how.

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Dana Zhang

Dana Zhang has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from Peking University, and a Ph.D.

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What you need to know about censorship in China around COVID-19

Posted Sat 2 May 2020 - 13:18 | 2,678views

The pandemic has amplified our need for a safe and secure internet, but can we have one now without surveillance and censorship. Read here to know what happened at the original epicentre of the COVID-19 virus and what measures of internet censorship were deemed necessary by the Chinese government to bring the pandemic under control.

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Sneha Rajaram

Sneha Rajaram is a Bengaluru based writer.

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The story of protests in Bilal Bagh and how it is NOT shutdown by COVID-19

Posted Sat 2 May 2020 - 12:51 | 2,886views

In India protests against the discriminatory and unilateral law to determine citizenship have been going on since December of 2019. The protests across India against the current authoritarian government were growing in power, in spite of the enormous pressure they came under, the attacks and arrests of leaders and now from the spread of COVID-19 and lockdowns.

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Ivonne Gonzalez

Ivonne González es abogada y wiki-artivista afrocubana.

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Blackening Wikipedia

Posted Wed 15 Apr 2020 - 20:10 | 2,556views

Ennegreciendo Wikipedia is a project founded by Ivonne González, who introduces this initiative to create more content in the free encyclopedia about oppressed and marginalized communities, especially African and Afro-descendents women.

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Shivani Lal

Shivani is a human rights enthusiast.

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How one can imagine embodiment in our “disembodied” online lives?

Posted Sat 14 Mar 2020 - 22:03 | 1,827views

Shivani Lal shares her experience attending the Imagine a Feminist Internet workshop in Malaysia in November 2019. Shivani explores how one can imagine embodiment in our “disembodied” online lives as a part of our very networked lives today.

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Dana Zhang

Dana Zhang has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from Peking University, and a Ph.D.

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Dare to Imagine

Posted Fri 13 Mar 2020 - 08:59 | 2,175views

When is the last time that you daydreamed, spending hours imagining some unrealistic ideas? Have you found yourself continuously getting overwhelmed by different issues happening in this world as a feminist? Is it difficult for you to take a break, a break for fantasising, and enjoying your daydreams?

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Lillian Achom

Lillian Achom believes that an ICT-empowered society is an opportunity for employment, wealth cre

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"We would like to know how to use that ... smartphone"

Posted Mon 9 Mar 2020 - 11:53 | 2,033views

Access to the internet and ICTs can often be about creating and finding surprising opportunities and uses. If women are familiar with smartphones and able to use them, then this is one way of ensuring that the next generation of girls are also able to access and adopt technology.