Tag: Queering STS

Detangling Molecular Hauntings: Hair as a Site of Preserving Lived Experience

Benjamin Schaefer , June 14th, 2022

This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this piece read by Benjamin Schaefer Hair is a dynamic biological structure an…


Revisiting Human-Machine Relationships and Efforts of Feminist STS

Doyeon Shin , May 3rd, 2022

This browser does not support HTML5 audio Alexa, Bixby, the GPS voice, Siri.… AI (Artificial Intelligence) assistants, which operate through algorithms …


Queered Ruptures: The Politics of Anti-irradiation Maternalism in the TEPCO Nuclear Disaster, Kokutai, and Hentai

Tomoki Birkett , February 10th, 2022

“Warped Pervert.” Parking lot in Iwaki city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. June 10, 2019. Video by author. See note 1 for additional information. Listen to this post read by…


The Networked Animita: Transgender Remembrance on Social Media

Baird Campbell , November 19th, 2020

Tomorrow, November 20th, the world will commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to collectively mourn and remember those who have died as a result of transphobia. Started…


When Sex Becomes a Matter of the State: Peciagraphy as a Qualitative Method for Examining Legal Cases

Lucas Riboli Besen , July 2nd, 2020

For the past ten years, I have been conducting ethnographic research on the Federal Supreme Court’s (STF) decisions on sexual identities in the Brazilian legal system. Despite the…


Hetero-Comfortable Avatars

Noel Brett , August 27th, 2019

Content warning from author: This post will have instances of sexism, transphobia, and sexual violence. I noticed a masculine voice near me say: “wow Wow WOW!” I turned…


Anti-Queer Violence, Bearing Witness, and Thinking with Algorithms on Social Media

Baird Campbell , June 27th, 2019

(Nota: Esta publicación está disponible en español aquí.) In early June 2019, news began to break concerning the death of a Salvadoran transgender woman, Johana Medina León, of…


Happy Pride Month!

Baird Campbell , June 18th, 2019

A proposed redesign of the original pride flag, centering the inclusion of marginalized communities within the queer community. Design by Daniel Quasar. In support and solidarity with LGBTQIA+/Queer…