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Developers Who Vlog: Dismantling Stereotypes through Community and Identity [article]

Souti Chattopadhyay, Denae Ford, Thomas Zimmermann
2021 pre-print
As a central theme, we found that developers use vlogs to challenge the misconceptions and stereotypes around their identity, work-life, and well-being.  ...  We found that developers were motivated to promote and build a diverse community, by sharing different aspects of life that define their identity, and by creating awareness about learning and career opportunities  ...  In this paper, we showed how software developers' vlogs can dismantle and breaks these stereotypes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3479530 arXiv:2109.06302v1 fatcat:tmwbd24gpbfdnkc4bnohwpckj4

From Risk to Resistance: Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart
2017 Girlhood Studies An Interdisciplinary Journal  
To the contributors whose expertise and commitment gave substance to the possibilities suggested in the call for proposals, and to the reviewers who embraced the topic and provided thorough feedback, I  ...  Her ongoing encouragement and enthusiastic support, as well as her practical help in the development of research into technologies of nonviolence for girls, helped bring this issue into being.  ...  who are invested in dismantling rape culture.  ... 
doi:10.3167/ghs.2017.100202 fatcat:anripy7hjnh7bcbeuisawb6abi

Girls and Young Women Resisting Rape Culture through YouTube Videos

Chloe Krystyna Garcia, Ayesha Vemuri
2017 Girlhood Studies An Interdisciplinary Journal  
We believe that stakeholders interested in dismantling rape culture can use these videos to educate themselves and others about the concerns voiced by women and girls, who are, arguably, the population  ...  Sexual violence continues to be normalized in modern society through heterosexist jokes and problematic portrayals of female sexuality.  ...  , and how it can be dismantled.  ... 
doi:10.3167/ghs.2017.100204 fatcat:scn5z5jngrchlldwzoovy75h44

Black Women's Digital Diaspora, Collectivity, and Resistance [chapter]

Francesca Sobande
2020 Palgrave Studies in (Re)Presenting Gender  
to the intricacies of their racial, ethnic, and cultural identities.  ...  of the world-including Black people who connect with one another online.  ...  work involved in identity construction and community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-46679-4_4 fatcat:jkj3hjspcvgg5gjpfzzgtgr3ye

Performing citizenship on YouTube: activism, satire and online debate around the anti-Islam videoFitna

Liesbet van Zoonen, Farida Vis, Sabina Mihelj
2010 Critical Discourse Studies  
While the initial euphoric discourses of the Internet as a medium that would open up true democratic exchange, build new and global communities and dismantle repressive structures and identities (e.g.  ...  cut-and-mix, and vlogging.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17405904.2010.511831 fatcat:7ia3f426xrgrbldfuamazrnbve

"It's No Longer Taboo, is It?" Stories of Intimate Citizenship of People with Disabilities in Today's Russian Public Sphere

Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova, Volha Verbilovich
2020 Sexuality & Culture  
develops cultural understandings of contemporary Russia. * Volha Verbilovich  ...  However, disability always remains with them, playing an important role in social lives of these people and in their sexual experiences and identities, becoming the cornerstone of the personal and collective  ...  as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12119-019-09699-z fatcat:x7mayaz4pfgrxlgdidmss4hj3q

Misogyny, solidarity and postfeminism on social media: The work of being Diana Shurygina, survivor-celebrity

Sudha Rajagopalan
2019 European Journal of Cultural Studies  
By setting up a vlog, support groups, fan and personal pages on VKontakte (a popular Russian social networking site), Shurygina is able to counter vicious pillorizing by creating a network of empathy and  ...  and in its eschewal of radical politics.  ...  Acknowledgements The author is grateful to the anonymous reviewers whose comments and recommendations considerably strengthened the arguments offered in the article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1367549419856828 fatcat:sgplnwxntjdmnmkj4aap5qs6le

Black Faces in White Spaces: Black Women's YouTube Channels in Brazil as Fortalecimento

Alida Perrine
2020 Journal of Lusophone Studies  
Using theories of intersectionality, representation, and subjecthood, I examine how these women use (virtual) communities to re-signify and pluralize black womanhood in Brazil.  ...  In this article, I examine these YouTube channels and the tactics black women use to increase their own visibility, to value black aesthetics, and to denounce racist and sexist acts or representations.  ...  Technology] skills, and foster participation and democratization in developing nations" (212).  ... 
doi:10.21471/jls.v5i1.321 fatcat:uxy4ke3cdbht3lqmittud6kwpi

Narrating Transgender Identities: A Linguistic Perspective

Angela Zottola
2018 puntOorg International Journal  
of these identity expressions.  ...  This article aims at discussing the relevance of linguistic research with regards to transgender identities representation and self-narration.  ...  These linguistics choices are understood by people who are not part of the in-group community as the only way possible to interpret transgender identities and mislead the frivolous reader to the association  ... 
doi:10.19245/25.05.pij.3.1/2.04 fatcat:i34qgoxu5ba5rnm3bagkhy2yai

Fighting Social Normalisation in Generation Z: Trans* Youth Activism on Tumblr

Joshua Harris
2019 for(e)dialogue  
By dissecting the history of mainstream media representation of gay identities, we can now understand them to be in the final 'respect' stage, progressing through 'non-recognition', 'ridicule', and 'regulation  ...  Through discussing key arguments in transgender theory such as the pathologisation of Gender Dysphoria in the DSM; the heterogeneity of the transgender community; and rejecting essentialist ideas of gender  ...  Trans* youth communities are developing anti-assimilationist and anti-passing rhetorics in respect to trans* liberation, all dialogued through notes on Tumblr (Drager, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.29311/for(e)dialogue.v3i1.3145 fatcat:sr5ope7n6faqncwkvfvz6zjoou

Contemporary Bildungsromans and the Prosumer Girl

Leisha Jones
2011 Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts  
The prosumption of Twilight illustrates one of a number of vectors through which girls "enculture" and produce each other, actualizing one or any number of selves online.  ...  The consumption of Twilight on such a huge scale and the zeitgeist of girl desire articulated through hundreds of pages catapult it to the top of the contemporary bildungsroman for girls, offering plot  ...  Friend One girl identity prosumed through the Twilight community is friend.  ... 
doi:10.1353/crt.2011.0027 fatcat:flvydbp23fdlvc5xakoqugve4u

Social Media as a Disguise and an Aid: Disabled Women in the Cyber Workforce in China

Jing Zheng, Yuxin Pei, Ya Gao
2020 Social Inclusion  
Social media appears as a cover for these women to disguise their disability identity and get more job opportunities.  ...  the workforce and their everyday lives.  ...  system, they benefit from the developing market economy and their participation in the labor market has been encouraged by the government through tax incentives and employment services (Kohrman, 2005  ... 
doi:10.17645/si.v8i2.2646 fatcat:g5gbhbv6obg3zdghdf2hfzjmyy

The (Ir)Relevance of Science Fiction to Non-Binary and Genderqueer Readers

Anamarija Šporčič
2018 ELOPE  
, gender variants and gender fluidity.  ...  The genre should, in theory, have the advantage of being able to avoid the limitations posed by cultural conventions and transcend them in new and original ways.  ...  In addition to stereotype-bound mainstream production, science fiction does have a history of offering non-normative identities a haven within which they could develop and be explored.  ... 
doi:10.4312/elope.15.1.51-67 fatcat:kwja2olqcnhytgfp7syzmpqfuu

'ASMR' autobiographies and the (life-)writing of digital subjectivity

Rob Gallagher
2018 Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies  
As McNeill (2012) argues, digital technologies 'complicate[] definitions of the self and its boundaries, both dismantling and sustaining the humanist subject in practices of personal narrative' (65).  ...  The resulting friction is highlighted in 'ASMR autobiographies': texts narrating the author's experiences of ASMR and their discovery of online ASMR communities.  ...  The list functions like a discursive fossil record, charting the development of a shared vocabulary by a networked community trying to describe a strange sensation and suggesting other lines along which  ... 
doi:10.1177/1354856518818072 fatcat:t37pmqfui5atjlxmiu6nyzhqiu

Join the Incel Rebellion [chapter]

Lisa Sugiura
2021 The Incel Rebellion: The Rise of the Manosphere and the Virtual War Against Women  
recruitment to the incel cause and community?  ...  Along with this, men spoke self disparagingly, in terms that were derogatory, melancholic and despondent about the community they are part of or used to align themselves with: An incel is a guy who is  ...  would be attempting to dismantle the incel community in this instance.  ... 
doi:10.1108/978-1-83982-254-420211005 fatcat:w3gsdkopg5aabgvafxmz7kb5mq
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