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New research on sexuality and the internet is an “eye-opener”

Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 - 06:59 | 3,641 views
Gus Hossein, Director of Privacy International, speaks candidly of his take on the EROTICS research project and its potential impact and value on the work on privacy rights.

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EROTICS in Brazil: The complex universe of sexuality on the internet

Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 - 12:30 | 8,661 views
Sexuality Policy Watch and the Latin American Centre on Sexuality and Human Rights teamed up together to conduct the EroTICs research in Brazil. In an interview with Flavia Fascendini, they talked about their participation in the project as an opportunity to address the nuanced impact of new Internet legislation on sexuality. They approached this complex issue from two sides: looking at...

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India and South Africa: The hidden story of sex on the internet

Posted Thu 23 Jun 2011 - 15:28 | 17,284 views
After two years the EROTICS research has revealed that sex on the internet is much more than just pornography, but instead it includes a vibrant ecosystem of individuals sharing and discovering their sexuality online. Not only that, the internet provides a space for sexual and identity rights activists to organize and advocate for change.

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EROTICS raises fascinating new questions

Posted Thu 23 Jun 2011 - 13:04 | 9,271 views
The EroTICs research of sexuality and the internet revealed that contrary to much public opinion, sexuality online is much more than just pornography. As the EroTICs project comes to a close, GenderIT.org's writer Grady Johnson asked some of the experts to share their thoughts about the research.

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Lebanon and USA: Where is the line for sex on the internet?

Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 - 23:07 | 9,000 views
GenderIT.org contributor Mavic Cabrera-Balleza speaks with EroTICS researchers Melissa Hope Ditmore and Kevicha Echols as well as LGBT activist Nadine Moawad about the role of the internet in our sexual lives. They talk about the effect that filtering and censorship have on sexual expression and access to information, particularly for youth and LGBT persons.