Tag Archives: Self-representation

Whose Voice? Whose Issue? The Problems with SL Activism and One Billion Rising

Like many hundreds of other people, I made my way yesterday to the Second Life event observing One Billion Rising. The theme of OBR – an end to global misogyny and sexual violence – is one that has always been … Continue reading

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“Why Is Your Avatar So Sexy?” Choice and the Two Cultures

“Why is your avatar so sexy?” A number of years ago, I was a participant in a virtual presentation in and about Second Life that was projected upon a large screen to a group of academics in RL. I myself … Continue reading

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My Hovercraft Is Full of Avatars

A key appeal of Second Life for me has always been the opportunity to meet new people from far-off places. If Second Life can be seen as a sort of the 3D social media platform (and there are, of course, … Continue reading

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