Lesbians Online: Queer Identity and Community Formation on the French Minitel

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Abstract

The article discusses the role of technology, particularly the videotex system Minitel and the Internet, in shaping lesbian identities in France. Topics discussed include the role of cyberspace in fostering social, cultural, and artistic exchange between lesbians who were otherwise isolated in society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-472
Number of pages22
JournalJournal of the History of Sexuality
Volume23
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014

Keywords

  • lesbianism
  • queer culture
  • gay communities
  • emerging technology
  • gay identity
  • gay rights
  • email
  • feminism

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