Gender and Privacy: From Oppression to Liberation: Reclaiming the Right to Privacy
Make your own hero [VIDEO]
At the camp of Take back the tech! campaigners a group of intrepid people came together to create a fantastical super person - a non binary character who is a feminist and has powers to analyse, slay and decrypt the digital world.
Keywords of the internet: The fraying edges of algorithmic production
In this column series we unpack keywords relevant to the internet and the digital age. Here we look at algorithms, their origin in the work of Ada Lovelace. At how they are a sequence of steps, how they enfold consequences. And lastly we ask - can we talk about feminist algorithms?
Mapping research on gender and digital technology
The Theology of Transmutation
Ventura Profana, a Brazilian artist and writer, narrates an Afrofuturist manifesto engagingtrans epistemology and theological studies to examine the colonial legacies and historical choreographies of the white supremacist matrix; Ventura explores the historical instrumentalisation of Christianity as a device for the maintenance of whiteness. In her artistic practice, involving digital collage...
Maricón-temporary strategies for socio-political impact in Latin America: technology and subversion
Sol Ámbar Sánchez Latorre, sociologist, writer and activist, writes about the progress of juridicial processes in Colombia, expanding on the scope of communications and digital media facilitating political mobilisation for trans, travesti and non-binary people; in her writing, she interrogates the realm of representation and exposes the ways in which violence is replicated.
There Not There ~ Metalma
Vita Evangelista, a non-binary new media artist, essays a poetic reflection on geolocation, the city of São Paulo, and their experience as a migrant. This autoethnographic essay, deployed between art and queer theory, explores the micro-scenarios of late capitalism in São Paulo as symptoms of cross-cutting regional politics.
Gender Diversity In STEAM: Challenges And Possibilities In Leadership For Trans Workers In Latin America
Tatiana Buelvas Valdiris, an expert consultant in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, writes an article from the perspective of cis-trans alliances, and how civil society organisations, the private sector, and academia can establish connections to enable labor inclusion and leadership.
Challenges and improvements: The labour inclusion of trans people in Mexico
Ari Vera Morales, Mexican trans activist and ILGA World board member, narrates the processes of capacity building which enable the labour and technological inclusion of trans and gender diverse people in Mexico, and how transnational companies have formed alliances to offer clear paths towards financial autonomy and education in digital tools.