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Female, naked and right: Sexual activism the Ukrainian way

Female, naked and right: Sexual activism the Ukrainian way

Korolkova, Maria (2015) Female, naked and right: Sexual activism the Ukrainian way. In: Finlay, Alan, (ed.) Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual Rights and the Internet. Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos), pp. 268-271. ISBN 978-92-95102-41-5

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Abstract

My article analyses Femen – of one of the best-known feminist carnivalesque protest groups founded in Ukraine to fight for feminism, sexual equality and sexual freedom – and the group relationship with online media today. I focus on the way the internet, especially alternative media, have played the major role in promoting and establishing Femen in the recent years. The article explores Femen's idea to promote revolutionary sexuality as opposed to the patriarchal erotic and pornography in internet, as well as violence on the internet.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sexual rights; Internet; Femen; Activism
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts
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Last Modified: 04 May 2017 15:35
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: GREAT b
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16746

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