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May 22, 2019

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* sole-authored

Books

2018 Going Postal: More than Yes and No, co-editor with Quinn Eades, Brow Books, Melbourne (265 pages)

*2016 Digital Identity and Everyday Activism: Sharing Private Stories with Networked Publics, Palg...

May 15, 2019

On Saturday a small group of trans, queer and gender-diverse people met to workshop creative ways of challenging binary gender categories. If you're getting this update via email it's probably because we've done work like this together or I've cited you, or you've expr...

January 27, 2019

There's a correlation between worms dying and my life right now... bear with me.

Yesterday I rescued several small ecosystems

worth of near-death.

I haven’t researched why worms suicide yet, but this is what I saw in my worm farm. To escape the heat, they wriggle downw...

November 26, 2018

It's been so great to celebrate the work of 47 storytellers writing about all the affect and ambivalence of Postal Vote on Marriage Equality that took place on November 15th 2017. This collection is a material archive of many experiences that were harder to hear in the...

September 20, 2018

Over the last month I’ve been working on a brief article on the uptake of gender-neutral pronouns in public institutions in Australia. ‘The Conversation’ is an online news and commentary site that curates cutting edge and controversial research by academics here and ab...

August 4, 2018

In recent days we've had the joy of witnessing some classic moral panic fanned by news of the fake variety on Channel 9 Breakfast TV, then picked up by Geelong Advertiser, Herald Sun and The Australian. Here's some nice analysis courtesy of Keira Leike.

 The article was...

July 2, 2018

My latest contribution to scholarship in 'Media International Australia'. I compare traditional digital storytelling with fragmented versions of same on social media and think through the ramifications for complex and multiple gender-diverse identities...

July 2, 2018

For the next 6 months or so I'll be running some creative self-making workshops with and for gender-diverse people and their allies. We'll be exploring fluid and multiple identities as we curate them for on and offline social networks. The '(Un)gendered Selfies' that w...

October 24, 2017

We have changes ahead...

Last week I signed a contract for an excellent new research job at RMIT, in Melbourne, for the next couple of years.

These are the things I'm looking forward to...

  • new colleagues in the Digital Ethnography Research Centre and Creative Agency

    ...

March 8, 2017

Subtitle: thoughts on battling odours with spectres.

Two things coincided recently to teach me an overdue life lesson.

Firstly, I applied for a job and failed to even get an interview… and, secondly, I helped hunt down and isolate a rat plague. This post is all about sme...

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Conversing with trolls

September 20, 2018