Queer Histories of the Internet Blog

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Blog Entry A Detour: The Internet and Forms of Narration: A Short Note by Nitya V — last modified Sep 18, 2019 02:10 PM
There are a number of blog posts on the Internet about transgendered and transsexual people but there is a separation between print as a medium and Internet as a medium. This blog post informally discusses the authority that attaches to media other than the Internet and how this authority is displaced when it comes to Internet texts of the same nature.
Blog Entry Sexuality, Queerness and Internet technologies in Indian context by Nithin Manayath — last modified Sep 18, 2019 02:08 PM
This blog post lays out the discursive construction of sexuality and queerness as intelligible domains in the Indian context while engaging with ideas of visibility, representation, exclusion, publicness, criminality, difference, tradition, experience, and community that have come into use with the critical responses to queer identities and practices in India.
Blog Entry Separating the 'Symbiotic Twins' by Nitya V — last modified Sep 18, 2019 02:10 PM
This post tries to undo the comfortable linking that has come to exist in the ‘radical’ figure of the cyber-queer. And this is so not because of a nostalgic sense of the older ways of performing queerness, or the world of the Internet is fake or unreal in comparison to bodily experience, and ‘real’ politics lies elsewhere. This is so as it is a necessary step towards studying the relationship between technology and sexuality.

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