Sex worker rights activist Meena Seshu looks at soliciting as a form of sexual expression. This is the first in a series of blog posts from the national conference Porn. Panic. Ban that Point of View and the Internet Democracy Project convened in October 2015 in New Delhi. “The reason I’m on this panel […]
For women, is the Internet really the free, democratic space it is made out to be? Or does it come with the trappings of the society that we live in? Blogging about their lives and expressing their feelings online may make women feel liberated, but they constantly watch their backs the way they would while walking down the street. Gendered abuse online betrays the same kind of prejudices, insecurities, and misogyny as that in the offline space.
This is the first in a series of ten blog posts reporting on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. For boys it’s like, “Take it apart, put it back together, play with it,” but for girls it’s like, “Don’t touch it, you’ll break it!” – Jac sm Kee, APC […]