Veille médiatique / media watch: English

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Last updated: Sept. 24, 2019

Gender stereotyping in literature shown at statistical level: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jessedamiani/2019/08/30/massive-machine-learning-study-demonstrates-gender-stereotyping-and-sexist-language-in-literature/?fbclid=IwAR3FWC-cvRskXQD-hqH7pHF-bywp2jIc949xlzCxldlvUkayxCZLI9MxOL0#43e546801c1b

Non-binary Russians finding ways to “fight” gender in Russian: https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2018/08/24/lost-for-words-non-binary-russians-fight-the-limits-of-their-language-a62650

Gender Marker X: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5ypkg/what-its-like-to-have-gender-marker-x-non-binary?fbclid=IwAR3dMk2pWSEIf04ibuGpT1DJmDzcYE6_EGQh1RWDuxtUuJ-6H1bfIpu7jBI 

Gender-free cabin at a US summer camp: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/22/us/summer-camp-gender-transgender.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share

Non-binary artists: https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nonbinary-gender-neutral-artists-list/#gs.wzzjsn  

Article on queer voice: https://whatever.cirque.unipi.it/index.php/journal/article/view/28

Non-binary and trans masculine people discussing identity, affirmation, and more: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/trans-masculine-non-binary-conversation-affirmation-identity-beauty?fbclid=IwAR0FCEHzQ1vcn4QHPJO9On2f_1XP6L9sGzzX5g272nEmc0FVxWPIk_oxzOU

A special issue on pronominal forms and trans / nonbinary communities: “Legitimizing ‘iel’? Language and Trans Communities in Francophone and Anglophone Spaces”: https://h-france.net/h-france-salon-volume-11-2019/#1114

On a young woman who chooses her voice: https://www.bbc.com/news/video_and_audio/must_see/48993712/choosing-the-woman-who-will-be-my-new-voice, 16 July 2019

Internet Journal for Gender Studies: http://genderforum.org/issues/

Article arguing against nonbinarity (also see comments section): https://aeon.co/essays/the-idea-that-gender-is-a-spectrum-is-a-new-gender-prison , 28 June 2016

Youtube video of a person from “Queer Eye” (a tv show) who is non-binary with David Letterman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_dHWI4CzUU, Jun 27, 2019

On gender and AI : https://medium.com/@AINowInstitute/gender-race-and-power-in-ai-a-playlist-2d3a44e43d3b

The article about queer identity on the internet and customed gender on FB : https://www.womenandperformance.org/bonus-articles-1/jacob-gaboury-28-2/

“‘Little Fresh Meat’ and the Changing Face of Masculinity in China” New York Times, June 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence, voice recognition and faces (and gender bias): “AI Listened to People’s Voices. Then It Generated Their Faces.” LiveScience, June 11, 2019. ” And the research paper referred to in the article. “The algorithm also showed gender bias, associating low-pitched voices with male faces and high-pitched voices with female faces.”

Imperfect Pitch“. Blog post by Deborah Cameron about a woman recently charged for fraud, who is also accused of having faked her low voice. June 7, 2019.

After the survey in French media stating that 13% of the 18-25 self-qualify as non-binary, a NY Times article stating that over a third of Americans now in their teens and early 20s know someone who uses gender-neutral pronouns: Which Box Do You Check? Some States Are Offering a Nonbinary Option“. New York Times, May 29, 2019.

Article on term “neuroqueer”: “Neuroqueer: An Introduction” in Neurocosmopolitanism, May 2, 2019.

Can there be a genderless voice?” blog post by Deborah Cameron, April 22, 2019.

Website that has a fan built dictionary of terms cross-referenced to episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race. https://rupaulsdragrace.fandom.com/wiki/RuPaul%27s_Drag_Race_Dictionary

A blog paper about gender and voice in speech recognition: https://makingnoiseandhearingthings.com/2016/07/12/googles-speech-recognition-has-a-gender-bias/

A special issue of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language about Transgender and Language, March 2019.

Interview with Jacob Tobia on The Daily Show on new book “Sissy”, March 21, 2019 : Jacob Tobia – Promoting a “Gender-Chill” Exploration of Identity with “Sissy” | The Daily Show

Facial Recognition Software Regularly Misgenders Trans People“. Article about how transgender folk are not kept in mind when designing these technologies and about how technology is never neutral. Motherboard, February 19, 2019


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