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Internet in South Africa is more than meets the eye

Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 - 17:11 | 6,996views
Grady gives a glimpse into the final research of the EROTICS research in South Africa that explored lesbians and transgender people use of the Internet, and how content regulation measures can constrain the internet's democratising and empowering potential for LGBTI persons in the country.

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Lebanon: Free speech is a gateway crime

Posted Wed 20 Jul 2011 - 22:32 | 4,852views
The recent controversy surrounding the Gay Girl in Damascus (who turned out to be anything but) has this blogger scratching his head. Why are we all so focused on how MacMaster misled us, and not on the real issue?
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Maya Ganesh is Applied Research Director at Tactical Tech in Berlin and leads the organisation's

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Thanks for All the Cash!

Posted Fri 15 Jul 2011 - 13:15 | 4,264views
Maya Ganesh shares her experience at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference (IASSCS) at a presentation about sexual rights activism in the middle east.
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Nighat Dad is heavily engaged in public policy and research work related to ICTs in Pakistan.

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Between four walls: sweeping sexual abuse under the carpet

Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 - 21:05 | 39,778views
Nighat Dad from the Pakistan MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project documents the story of a girl who sought her advice at the “Take Back The Tech” event, in Peshawar. The girl was 14 years old, and she was sexual abused for the last 6 years.

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Online pornography and sex education: Reflections on practice in Poland and the US

Posted Fri 8 Jul 2011 - 17:33 | 9,469views
Kevicha Echols reflects on porn literary and sex education for young people at a IASSCS session, comparing the sharings with what she discovered through the EROTICS research in the US.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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EroTICs researchers debate the net and sexuality 2.0. in Madrid

Posted Mon 4 Jul 2011 - 18:25 | 4,076views
The EroTICs researchers from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting their groundbreaking research on sexuality and the Internet in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9.

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World Pulse starts campaign on universal access

Posted Fri 24 Jun 2011 - 16:19 | 2,950views
World Pulse, the authority on all things woman, has recently launched an action blogging campaign to promote universal access to the internet. This author is tempted to sue them.

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Gender and citizenship in the information society

Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 - 11:12 | 3,818views
Arpita Joshi reports on a recent workshop organized by IT for Change, her home organization, in April 2011 in New Delhi. The workshop was the part of Asia-wide research programme 'Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society (CITIGEN)' and brought together researchers, scholars and practitioners to share their views on democracy and women's participation, new articulations of citizenship...
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Nighat Dad is heavily engaged in public policy and research work related to ICTs in Pakistan.

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Pakistan: Count me IN!! Something I can’t unthink now...

Posted Tue 21 Jun 2011 - 16:10 | 4,807views
Nighat Dad shares her experience from the Count me IN! Conference organized by CREA, an international, feminist, human rights organisation, in April 2011, in Kathmandu. The Conference brings annually together women who have not been counted in - sex workers, disabled, single, young, lesbian and HIV-positive women, and trans people from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, to discuss...

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Gay Girl in Damascus is actually Straight Man in Scotland

Posted Tue 21 Jun 2011 - 15:46 | 3,579views
If you saw the headline you have no doubt already heard the news that Gay Girl in Damascus was totally a dude. I know, right?