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May 22, 2019

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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...

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

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February 21, 2014

This is an article for 'The Conversation' I wrote about using social media as a queer person in Russia... using the 2014 Winter Olympics as a case study.

October 15, 2011

Change of tack! In the interests of other deadlines I’ve decided the most efficient approach to processing OIISDP reflections is thematically rather than day-by-day ; )

It was a very rare privilege to sit in a seminar room populated by 29 brilliant PHD researchers from...

July 12, 2011

The highlight of my fortnight at OIISDP was Bernie Hogan on ‘Facebook and Identity’. He did a neat round up of Goffman on performance of identity and made a point of breaking the oft made link between front stage = public and back stage = private. 

Bernie’s use of ‘non-...

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