Interesting. My last post on this topic – trans sexuality – which was mostly the dipping of a toe into water, evoked a bit more controversy than i expected.
In part, i think, because the language was not entirely familiar: one peep appeared to think that “sexual narrative” was journo-speak for smutty story. But also because of some of the reasons i alluded at and more.
So i’m going to take a second bite of the cherry here (ooer, missus!) and try and put my thoughts in order. Read the rest of this entry »
As so often, it is a comment on a related issue that has set me off on this one. So while this post is about sex, trans and porngraphic imagery, it should not be taken as direct response to the original.
Merely a train of thought leaving the station tangentially. It starts with an appeal to keep direct pornographic linkage out of a serious treans forum. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mostly, recently, hibernating.
April so far has been a fraught month, with loads of work and loads of other stuff going on, including, this weekend, a major conference on Sex and Sexuality in the media – Onscenity – at which i am both presenting (in about an hour’s time) and acting as onsight press and publicity person.
For the next 48 hours or so, therefore, i am going to be fairly unfaithful to this blog. Read the rest of this entry »
This is an international interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Centre for Culture, Media and Creative Industries and the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College, London on September 13 & 14 , 2012
Papers will be welcomed from across the social sciences, arts and humanities, including sociology, geography, media and communication studies, digital humanities, web science, gender studies, queer studies, cultural studies and postcolonial theory, as well as from artists, activists, grassroots and community initiatives and policy makers/think tanks.
Themes of the conference include:
Girls experiences of digital culture
Gender and social media
Activism and politics
Identity and subjectivity
Gender and blogging
Gender, play and digital culture
Power and digital divisions
Intersectional and transnational approaches
Abstracts of up to 200 words should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 31st March 2012