Christina Elia's picture

Christina Elia

Christina Elia is a freelance journalist and personal essayist from New York City, where she currently writes about topics ranging from street art to culture, sex, and travel. Her work has been published online in magazines such as Scarleteen and has appeared in print in Graffiti Art Magazine. 

Feminist talk

My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

Posted Tue 11 Aug 2020 - 09:49 | 1,422 views

The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women targeted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

Image description: Mural depicting mermaid-like figures