Vi hygger os!”: Challenging Socio-Sexual Online Cultures (Conclusions)

  • Andrew DJ ShieldEmail author


The concluding chapter underscores that online cultures are context-specific. For example, Danish political and journalistic discussions about immigration and integration (Chapter  1) shape the speech patterns on Grindr in the greater Copenhagen area, particularly about race (Chapter  5). But activists working to build more inclusive socio-sexual cultures must address not only the broader socio-political context in which an app is deployed, but also the bias built into the specific technology (Chapter  6). The book ends with ruminations on the question: How is a Grindr profile like a Tweet?


Online activism Anti-racism Twitter Grindr 


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  1. 1.Leiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands

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