Maria João Faustino

Maria João Faustino
University of Auckland

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Anal sex has been the object of unprecedented recent media visibility; however, media discourses of anal sex are still largely unstudied. This study explores the representations of anal sex in Cosmopolitan, available online on the magazine’s website. Anal sex, mostly equated with heterosexual anal intercourse, is presented as trendy and popular, as...
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Heterosexual anal sex has become fashionable within popular culture, with unprecedented visibility in the media landscape. In this article I map the meanings ascribed to it across a wide range of media texts and platforms. I show that a heteronormalization of anal sex is grounded on plural and conflicting meanings, mostly shaped by the rhetoric of...
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Teledildonics, a form of digital-mediated sexual interaction, opens new possibilities for the understanding of sexual activity. At first glance, it disrupts conventional preconditions and assumptions about sexual interaction, by allowing the dimension of touch despite the physical distance between partners and, ultimately, promoting a sexual dimens...
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Partindo da moldura teórica do ciberfeminismo, e questionando a construção da visualidade no contexto digital e a dimensão de género que a baliza, o presente estudo centra-se na análise dos conteúdos imagéticos e linguísticos publicados na CoverDoll, revista online dedicada às sex dolls. O mito de Pigmalião é proposto como dispositivo hermenêutico...
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O presente estudo analisa a produção jornalística de Maria Teresa Horta na revista Mulheres. A publicação singular na história da imprensa portuguesa pelo cariz feminista, foi um dos grandes projetos profissionais de Maria Teresa Horta. O mapeamento do pensamento feminista da autora, vertido na revista, conduziu à identificação de três grandes eixo...
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In this article, we explore the gendered dynamics of coercion described by 18 women we interviewed about their experiences of unwanted and nonconsensual heterosexual anal sex. Several women referred to what they believed to be the normative status of heterosexual anal sex. In many cases, the socially coercive effects of perceived norms intertwined...
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This study aims to question and problematize the construction of gendered meanings and visual codes in the digital context. Rooted in the theoretical framework of cyberfemism, it analyzes the visual and linguistic content of CoverDoll, a monthly e-zine thematically devoted to sex dolls. The Pygmalion myth is proposed as the symbolic framework of Co...
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O presente artigo propõe uma análise sociojurídica dos atos sexuais com relevância penal, consagrados na legislação penal em curso no contexto jurídico português. A partir do mapeamento da legislação em vigor e do enquadramento doutrinário que lhe concerne, procedeu-se à identificação das categorias, conceitos e representações fundamentais da crimi...
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The present article aspires at reconstructing the journalistic career of Maria Teresa Horta, whose relevance is justified by the dimension of her literary legacy, along with the contribution given to the feminist movement in Portugal. Through an expository itinerary of her professional chronology, we will endeavour to unveil the context of her exer...

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