Author page: kevinsousa

From “Burn Her” to “Yaas Witch”

I’ve always been fascinated by Witches so I decided to make a little homage video to their story and societal progression, following their changing status from demonized to empowered. Digital Media and the Internet really allowed Witches to stay alive and relevant in our culture, but this process brought with it a lot of commodification of traditional practices that are held dear…

Petitions and Data Protection

Petitions have an important place in human history as the tool that has often been the only voice of marginalized people. They can be found across many cultures and regions throughout time, with their start dating back to Ancient Egypt, where slaves often tried to petition for better working conditions. The practice of petitioning has inevitably changed throughout history, most drastically in…

Am I an Otaku? UwU

Growing up I watched a lot of animated series, and I still do because they are amazing. My animation journey thus started early on with baby-books, followed by educational channels, followed by the infinite imagination of anyone with a budget and connection to a broadcasting network. Just like sommeliers, an animation connoisseur will be able to distinguish various types of animation, and…

Sex Work in the Digital Era 🍆

What is sex work and why should I care? When the topic of sex, sexuality and sex work enters a conversation, different reactions arise. Some argue that it is an ethically questionable work-line, an invoke terms such as ‘slut’, ‘whore’, and many other derogatory descriptions. Often people’s negative inclination comes from personal experiences and/or insecurities relating to sex, or ideological convictions that…

“bUt ThE bOoKs ArE bEtTer!! >.<"

Imagine the following: You just came out of a movie sequel that you have been waiting for for years. The thirst for knowledge the movie franchise instilled in you in its starting years has finally been quenched (for now). As you picture yourself being the wizard/superhero/gladiator in the movie, you reflect on how amazing the movie was, and how you can’t wait…