Pour la parité des genres dans les médias d'ici 2025.

Mahault Albarracin

Sexologue et développeuse web, COO et CTO Sexualis, Sexualis; Macro-grrrls

Queer; Feminist; Entrepreneur; Cooperative; Gender; Business; troubles alimentaires; éducation à la sexualité; handicap et sexualité; LGBTQIAP2S+; Communication de Couple; Image corporelle; Difficultés relationnelles; Diversités sexuelles

Médias

SEXtalk

, mai 1, 2019Radio/Podcast

URL: https://www.facebook.com/macrogrrrls/videos/2009630189146608/

Discussion sur la pornographie

Intersectional feminism: response to an adolescent as an introduction

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2018/09/25/intersectional-feminism-response-to-an-adolescent/

There is an unfounded view of millennials as a disenfranchised generation. They are considered entitled, apathetic, and self-absorbed. But this is not at all the experience I have. In fact, I believe this to be purely a stereotype. And the problem with stereotypes is that even if they have no basis in reality, they tend to be hard to shake after they pass a certain threshold of social endorsement.
This is why exposing every instance of counter-examples to these stereotypes, and giving them a voice is so important.
So, to give you a bit of context, a young girl in high school asked a teacher friend of mine if she could be referred to someone knowledgeable on the topic of feminism and intersectionality. She then proceeded to correspond with me over a number of months, culminating in this series of questions.
I thought the questions, as well as the answers could be of use to more than a brilliant teenage girl. In fact, this is probably applicable to any woman who wants to make a difference in her world. So here is the final exchange.

The answers provided here give a good introduction into the topic of Intersectionality. They stem from my academic standpoint, and are thus phrased in that way. I will in the future post more detailed answers for each section.

Media and non-normative identities: relation to blurry morality lines

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2019/01/11/media-and-non-normative-identities-relation-to-blurry-morality-lines/

Morality to most people sounds like an obvious topic. It goes without saying. You have an obligation to be your best self. A good person. That narrative is so prevalent in our society that it is a tension line in many of our portrayals, and it guides our self-reflection.
How can I be a good person? [...]

Following your gut when interacting with predatory people. PART 1

Following your gut when interacting with predatory people. PART 2

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2019/02/26/following-your-gut-when-interacting-with-predatory-people-part-2/

What to do when interacting with people who try to destroy your epistemology

On shaming in the polyamorous community

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2019/03/14/on-shaming-in-the-polyamorous-community/

Polyamory needs to elevate to a higher standard

The Science Genius Myth, or the importance of supportive spaces

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2019/03/25/the-science-genius-myth-or-the-importance-of-supportive-spaces/

This quote, taken from an article in the New Scientist could have been a direct quote from my life. I started my career in science with the aim of deconstructing deeply helfd beliefs about myself and my place in the world. During this process, I was faced with challenges upon challenges, most of which were due to a crucial lack of support. This lack of support was both abused and heightened by the specific circumstances of academic surroundings. [...]

Orgasms: How we need to stop conflating the gender axis with the gender cause.

Macro-grrrlsEn ligne

URL: https://macrogrrrls.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/orgasms-how-we-need-to-stop-conflating-the-gender-axis-with-the-gender-cause/

Op ed on the difficulty to differentiate between adptative responses and gender scripts

#Gamerhate

Our sexy societyEn ligne

URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/gamerhate/

Op ed sur le mouvement Gamergate et la multitude de conséquences sur les femmes dans l'industrie du jeu

Réforme de l'éducation sexuelle au quebec

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/reforme-de-leducation-sexuelle-au-quebec/

Op ed sur la réforme proposée de l'éducation sexuelle au quebec

Dystrophie Musculaire, perte de poids et sexualité

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/dystrophie-musuclaire-perte-de-poids-et-sexualite/

Discussion sur les effets de la perte de poids et de la dystrophie musculaire sur la sexualité

Relations entre personnes ayant un handicap et personnes n'en ayant pas.

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/relations-entre-personnes-ayant-un-handicap-et-personnes-nayant-pas-de-handicap/

Op ed sur la difficulté et les opportunités des relations entre personnes ayant un handicap et personnes n'ayant pas de handicap.

Bisexual invisibility and sexual fluidity

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/26/bisexual-invisibility-and-fluidity/

Sexual orientation can be understood through three dimensions. A person is defined as being either heterosexual, homosexual , or bisexual if they have according behaviors, attractions and self-identification . Litterature usually implies that monosexuality is the norm,it is understood in the literature as the binary nature of orientation, and gender identities. It ignores the possibility of a continuum, or other options outside the binary (Falek, 2013). The literature focusing on bisexuality is less extensive. Bisexuality does not work very well in a monosexual framework. Bisexuality implies an incongruence between behavior and identity when the bisexual individual only has one partner (Mint, 2004). Litterature also usually finds that bisexuality suffers from an invisibility in the media, the measures that melts that orientation within the “minority”, implying that the struggles that bisexuals and homosexuals go through are the same (Barker, & Langdridge, 2008) . One of the reasons bisexuality is so invisible is that the orientation itself is hard to define in terms of behavior, identification, or attractions (Barker, Richards, & Bowes-Catton, 2009). Bisexuality seems to bring forward the question of the fluidity of our orientations. It brings into the definition a fourth dimension: Time. Is what we are influenced by what we were? Although this notion is not new, Ericson being one of the first to bring forth the idea that we tend to try to have a continuity in our identities (Dunkel, 2005; Erikson, 1968), time in orientation is a rather revolutionary notion. It tends to break the understanding we have of orientation as fixed part of our identity. And therefore, it leaves some room for the queer suggestion that categories could be limitative (Sullivan, 2003). This notion is in line with the Lifespan theory (Dunkel, & Sefcek, 2009). The Lifespan Theory gives a good framework for understanding orientation as being a changeable fluid phenomenon, that can move over a lifetime. The term Sexual fluidity arose to answer such questions, but it is still not defined with a consensus. The main author on the subject, Lisa Diamond, covers a big part of the notion with her research and reviews, but it seems that other terms have come up to try to answer the same questions. Within the same terms, several explanations, and definitions seem to appear and the literature may appear slightly scattered. In order to advance the field and get a wide view of what has been done on the subject, to answer the questions mentioned earlier, we will try with this review to summarize the position scholars have taken on sexual fluidity.

Critique de la prise pour acquis du "emotional labour" féminin

How to react to rejection? the feminist guide to relationships!

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/12/how-to-react-to-rejection-or-the-feminist-guide-to-relationships/

Op ed on the difficulty to react to rejection, and how to properly handle it in a feminist viewpoint.

L'assistance sexuelle, Qu'est-ce?

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/05/assistance-sexuelle-mais-quest-ce-donc/

Op ed sur l'assistance sexuelle aux personnes en situation de handicap

Homosexualité et Handicap

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URL: https://sexysocietyblog.wordpress.com/2015/02/23/homosexualite-et-handicap/

Op ed sur la condition difficile des personnes homosexuelles en situation de handicap

Biographie

Je suis entrepreneure et développeuse, ayant suivi un parcours de baccalauréat et de maitrise en sexologie, avec un sujet sur les questions LGBTQIAP+ , et concentration féministe.

Research Grants

Bourse d'écriture

Organization: Chaire de recherche sur l'homosexualité
Grant amount: 2100$

Lauréate de la Bourse d’excellence en sexologie - Maitrise

Grant amount: 450$

Education

  • Collabo Academy
    Web development
    Certificat, 2019

    Full-stack, MERN stack. Javascript


  • UQAM
    Sexologie
    Maitrise, 2019

    Maitrise en recherche et intervention, sujet :
    Lien entre la fluidité de genre et la fluidité sexuelle.


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