Deplatforming Sex: a roundtable conversation

Blunt, Danielle, Duguay, Stefanie, Gillespie, Tarleton, Love, Sinnamon and Smith, Clarissa (2021) Deplatforming Sex: a roundtable conversation. Porn Studies, 8 (4). pp. 420-438. ISSN 2326-8743

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Hosted by Northumbria and Birmingham City Universities, the Deplatforming Sex roundtable took place via Teams in October 2021. Participants included Danielle Blunt, Stefanie Duguay, Tarleton Gillespie and Sinnamon Love. Clarissa Smith chaired the discussion, which was transcribed and then edited to cut digressions and repetitions for publication. The roundtable provided the opportunity to reflect on recent moves to excise sex and forms of sexual commerce and performance from online spaces, while marking out some key issues for future research with and about sex workers, performers and other content providers. Our discussion provided critical engagement with ongoing legislative changes that are impacting content and providers directly and indirectly.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adult content, deplatforming, FOSTA/SESTA, moderation, platform governance, sexual expression,sex work, sex workers, shadow, banning
Subjects: L900 Others in Social studies
P900 Others in Mass Communications and Documentation
W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2022 10:26
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2023 08:00

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