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10 F Philippines

  • Barbara Jane Reyes

Welcome to the Queer Rebellion

  • Celeste Chan
  • KB Boyce
  • Queer Rebels

What Cyborgs Dream

  • Maile Arvin

RT@philliswheat

  • Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Issue #6

Introduction: Hacking the Black/White Binary

  • Brittney Cooper
  • Margaret Rhee

We began discussions of this special issue on “Hacking the Black/White Binary,” less than one week after George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old, unarmed Black teenager from Florida. The duration of our editorial process for the issue has been undertaken in the midst of another police killing of an … Continue reading Introduction: Hacking the Black/White Binary

The Voice on the Line: A Reflection on Creating the Feminist Phone Intervention

  • Feminist Phone Intervention

In early June 2014, a friend and I set up the Feminist Phone Intervention, announcing it with this statement: next time someone demands your digits and you want to get out of the situation, you can give them this number: (669) 221-6251. when the person calls, an automatically-generated quotation from feminist writer bell hooks will respond … Continue reading The Voice on the Line: A Reflection on Creating the Feminist Phone Intervention

Hacking Binaries/Hacking Hybrids: Understanding the Black/White Binary as a Socio-technical Practice

  • Kat Jungnickel
  • Laura Forlano

In July 2014, New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development approved a separate entrance for residents of 55 affordable housing units in a 33-story luxury condominium on the Upper West Side. Owners of market-rate apartments entered the building through the front riverside lobby, separated from the entry for affordable apartment owners. Moreover, access … Continue reading Hacking Binaries/Hacking Hybrids: Understanding the Black/White Binary as a Socio-technical Practice

Mutt, Monster or Melting-Pot? Mixed-Race Metaphor and Obama’s Ambivalent Hybridity

  • Nathan Rambukkana

‘ObamaNation raped & killed 1,000 Christians’ Kenyan citizen Hussein Obama spent $1-million in US campaign funds to massacre 1,000 Christians in British Kenya, after his Communist cousin lost the presidential election. 800 Christian churches were arsoned [sic], with dozens of people cooked alive. Men and women were raped by Obama supporters. To stop the violence, … Continue reading Mutt, Monster or Melting-Pot? Mixed-Race Metaphor and Obama’s Ambivalent Hybridity

Sex Hacker: Configuring Chinese Women in the Age of Digital Penetration

  • Long T. Bui

The article seeks to grasp the potential of Chinese women as “sex hackers” able to breach the protected walls of the modern nation-state, rewrite the algorithm of international relations, and shift the hypermasculine framing of capitalist society. Rather than take the term hacking as given, I argue that the term “hack” is shot through with … Continue reading Sex Hacker: Configuring Chinese Women in the Age of Digital Penetration

Hacking the Label: Hacktivism, Race, and Gender

  • Leonie Tanczer

An Interview with the Electronic Disturbance Theatre Members Carmin Karasic and Micha Cárdenas This dialogue is based on a two hour-long online video call I conducted with Carmin Karasic, multimedia artist and founding member of the Electronic Disturbance Theater (EDT)[1] and Micha Cárdenas, transgender new media artist and part of the Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0[2]. … Continue reading Hacking the Label: Hacktivism, Race, and Gender

A Look In Our Lives: Mary J. Blige’s My Life, The 4991 Series, and Black Women’s Narratives as Working Cultural Memories

  • Regina N. Bradley

The initial inspiration for my critical dialogue project The 4991 Series stemmed from fleeting moments of nostalgic recognition that some of my favorite albums and films were turning twenty years old. The string of pivotal moments from 1994’s year in black music paralleled my own coming of age story growing up black in the 1990s. … Continue reading A Look In Our Lives: Mary J. Blige’s My Life, The 4991 Series, and Black Women’s Narratives as Working Cultural Memories

Shifting Futures: Digital Trans of Color Praxis

  • micha cárdenas

This article exists in the media-rich authoring and publishing platform Scalar: Shifting Futures: Digital Trans of Color Praxis —CITATION— Cárdenas, M. (2015) Shifting Futures: Digital Trans of Color Praxis. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, No.6. doi:10.7264/N3WH2N8D This article has been openly peer reviewed at Ada Review. This work is licensed under a … Continue reading Shifting Futures: Digital Trans of Color Praxis

About the Cover Illustration

  • Ameryah Henderson

It is difficult to determine where to find our true voices as human beings and therefore, we are often left on repeat : constantly re voicing the truth of another. This is also the case for the very important thoughts that we dictate our lives by.  The question here is : “Where is our truth?” … Continue reading About the Cover Illustration

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology
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