Monday, 22 December 2008

Hyper-gender in Second Life

Even when there is no functional need for it Second Life identities come in highly gendered forms.  Here is a Saturday Salon meeting at Extropia.  This is something you would think would require no gender identities.  Extropia sponsors Saturday Salons to discuss issues concerning IT and net culture.  People who attend Extropia events in Second Life tend to embrace a post-human philosophy, and yet they still construct highly gender identities even when they are post human.
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