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Welcome to the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015!

On January 24-25 we’ll be bringing together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from the many corners of the globe to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements around the world.

See the draft Summit program below, and stay tuned as we refine the schedule and locations.

Follow us on Twitter at @globalvoices. Event hashtag: #GV2015

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Saturday, January 24 • 12:00 - 13:00
Sex and the Internet: Expression, Activism, and Regulation

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The internet has been used by many across the world to discuss taboo topics, generate thoughts and reflections on (non-heteronormative) sexuality and gender, and to circumvent traditional censorship and mainstream narratives. Beyond the nipples censored by social media platforms and the pervasiveness of pornography online, this panel will discuss the intricate complexities of producing and publishing sexual content online and the potential of the internet as a space for sexual rights activism.

Moderators
avatar for Jan Moolman

Jan Moolman

Jan Moolman is a feminist activist who lives in South Africa and works in the Women’s Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications. Jan coordinates APCs work around violence against women and technology and is also a digital storytelling trainer. Follow her on @endvaw

Speakers
avatar for Dhyta Caturani

Dhyta Caturani

Project Coordinator, EngageMedia
Dhyta Caturani is a feminist activist working on issues related to human | rights, social justice, civil liberties, sexuality, women’s rights, and | violence against women.  As Project Coordinator at EngageMedia, she | focuses on the use of alternative media and technology within social | movements to create positive and ethical change.  She has co-founded a | number of collectives and is currently organising a group of women... Read More →
avatar for Bishakha Datta

Bishakha Datta

Executive Director, Point of View
Bishakha Datta (@busydot) works on gender, sexuality and digitality, writes and films non-fiction, runs the non-profit Point of View in Mumbai, India, is part of the wikipedia family and serves on several non-profit boards. In all her avatars, Bishakha explores marginal, invisible, silenced points of view - or those considered illegitimate.
avatar for Naomi Fontanos

Naomi Fontanos

Gender and Development Advocates (GANDA) Filipinas
Naomi Fontanos is a writer, feminist and trans* rights activist in the Philippines. She is the co-founder and current Executive Director of Gender and Development Advocates (GANDA) Filipinas, a nonprofit, nonpartisan and nongovernment organization advocating genuine gender equality for all Filipinos.Led by transgender women, GANDA Filipinas upholds the view that transgender rights are human rights.
avatar for Ana Santos

Ana Santos

Sex and Sensibilities.com
Ana P. Santos is a former sex columnist turned public health journalist. She writes about sex and gender issues for various publications and has a column on positive sexuality called DASH of SAS on Rappler. She is Girl Power Activator and founder of Sex and Sensibilities.com, (SAS) a movement that aims to empower the Filipina with sexual health information. Follow her on @iamAnaSantos.


Saturday January 24, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
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