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Lesbians and tech: Analyzing digital media technologies and lesbian experience.

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Summary of "Lesbians and tech: Analyzing digital media technologies and lesbian experience."

The rise of the popular Internet has coincided with the increasing acceptance, even assimilation, of lesbians into mainstream society. The visible presence of lesbians in the tech industry and in digitally mediated spaces raises a set of questions about the relationship between queer identities and Internet technologies. This introduction to a special issue of Journal of Lesbian Studies explores some of these questions and provides an overview of the articles that follow.

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Name: Journal of lesbian studies
ISSN: 1540-3548
Pages: 1-4

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