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Sat, 01 May 2021 05:55:21 -0700
<![CDATA[Where Do Men Go When They Get Lost? | by Zoetica Ebb | Mar, 2021 | Medium]]>

I just lost a friend. In addition to the immense loss of life to Covid-19, we have lost people in other ways over the past year, when the confluence of quarantine, fear, and US-election frenzy tossed our friends and family at the cliffs of radical beliefs.

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 07:55:30 -0700
<![CDATA[Rethinking Artificial Intelligence through Feminism | CCCB LAB]]>

Technology surrounds us and is everywhere, but how this technology is made and who really benefits from it and who does not, are still important questions to be investigated.

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 23:36:39 -0800
<![CDATA[Cyberfeminism Index]]>

Cyberfeminism Index is INCOMPLETE and ALWAYS IN PROGRESS. Commissioned by Rhizome, it premiered with New Museum’s First Look. The printed publication Cyberfeminism Catalog will be published by Inventory Press in 2022. Please feel welcome to contribute using the “submit” button at the bottom of all pages.


Cyberfeminism cannot be reduced to women and technology. Nor is it about the diffusion of feminism through technology. Combining cyber and feminism was meant as an oxymoron or provocation, a critique of the cyberbabes and fembots that stocked the sci-fi landscapes of the 1980s. The term is self-reflexive: technology is not only the subject of cyberfeminism, but its means of transmission. It’s all about feedback.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:59:18 -0700
<![CDATA[Do Cyborgs Have Politics? — Pax Solaria]]>

Image by Jamy van Zyl In 1986, Science and Technology Studies scholar Langdon Winner launched a debate about the power of technologies to shape human politics when he asked “do artefacts have politics?” A technology like the Robert Moses-designed overpasses that arc above the roads from New Yor

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 06:13:25 -0700
<![CDATA[Sex Redefined: The Idea of 2 Sexes Is Overly Simplistic - Scientific American]]>

As a clinical geneticist, Paul James is accustomed to discussing some of the most delicate issues with his patients. But in early 2010, he found himself having a particularly awkward conversation about sex.

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:13:26 -0700
<![CDATA[Feminist Voices in Technology]]>

Abbate, J. (2017) Recoding Gender: women's changing participation in computing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Atkinson, P. (2011) Computer. London: Reaktion Books. Balsamo, A. (1999). Technologies of the gendered body: Reading Cyborg Women. Durham: Duke University Bridle, J.

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 13:48:26 -0700
<![CDATA[Appropriating the Alien: A Critique of Xenofeminism | Mute]]>

The Xenofeminist Manifesto claims, among many things, rationalism and technology as core to a renewed futurist feminist project. However, given the provenance of its moniker and its 'pro-enlightenment' position, Annie Goh asks, WTF exactly is XF?

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:11:21 -0700
<![CDATA[scholars on feminism and technology, particularly those with cross-cultural and non-western perspectives]]>

Who are your go-to scholars on feminism and technology, particularly those with cross-cultural and non-western perspectives?

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 04:59:11 -0700
<![CDATA[Daddy Issues | Katherine Angel | Granta]]>

In the awful, wearying months in which Harvey Weinstein’s ritualistic mistreatment of women was being recounted daily in the media, I found myself, like so many others, wondering and talking about the men in my life: ex-boyfriends, ex-stalkers, ex-harassers, ex-gropers.

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:44:24 -0700
<![CDATA[The White Pube | Are White Girls Capable of Making Art Not About Them?]]>

Are White Girls Capable of Making Art That’s Not About themselves?? Are White Girls Capable of Making Art That’s Not About themselves??

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:34:34 -0700
<![CDATA[Closing the Loop – The New Inquiry]]>

“The black female’s body needs less to be rescued from the masculine “gaze” than to be sprung from a historic script surrounding her with signification while at the same time, and not paradoxically, it erases her completely.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:34:30 -0700
<![CDATA[C Magazine / Feminisms of the Future, Now: Rethinking Technofeminism and the Manifesto Form]]>

“Ours is a world in vertigo. It is a world that swarms with technological mediation, interlacing our daily lives with abstraction, virtuality, and complexity.

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 05:41:12 -0700
<![CDATA[What Is Toxic White Feminism? - When Feminism Is White Supremacy]]>

When I heard about the tragic murder of 18-year-old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in Oakland last month, I could feel my heart begin to bleed. My community of black women were grieving yet again.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 05:33:36 -0700
<![CDATA[Leaving Herland | The Point Magazine]]>

But even after I overcame my instinct for detachment, I remained wary of the movement’s language, which was a language of binaries: women and men.

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 04:24:42 -0700
<![CDATA[Why Feminists Need to Seize the Memes of Production | Novara Media]]>

Culture matters. Mainstream culture reflects and shapes the dominant ideas and behaviours of our society.

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:25:24 -0700
<![CDATA[Glitch Feminism: An Interview With Legacy Russell]]>

Legacy Russell is a writer, artist and cultural producer. Her first book Glitch Feminism is forthcoming from Verso. A version of this interview first appeared in the chapter “Distracted to Attention: On Digital Reading” in The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online (OR Books, 2017).

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:03:11 -0700
<![CDATA[Undoing Patriarchy - A Syllabus]]>

Prepared February 2018.  This is in no way exhaustive but meant to be one of many resources, for men in particular, towards the larger movement of undoing patriarchy, ending sexual- and gender-based violence, and decreasing all violence.

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:09:46 -0800
<![CDATA[Living Differently: How the Feminist Utopia Is Something You Have to Be Doing Now]]>

The following is an excerpt from Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy, by Lynne Segal (Verso, November 2017). This essay is recommended by Longreads contributing editor Dana Snitzky.

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:43:33 -0800
<![CDATA[Exit and the Extensions of Man | transmediale]]>

What does a real man do when things get tough at home? Runs out to buy cigarettes. Or so goes the male fantasy, as Sarah Sharma argued in her 2017 keynote lecture for the annual Marshall McLuhan salon, a collaboration between transmediale and the Embassy of Canada.

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:04:37 -0700