Capitalizing intimacy

@article{Raun2018CapitalizingI,
  title={Capitalizing intimacy},
  author={Tobias Raun},
  journal={Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies},
  year={2018},
  volume={24},
  pages={113 - 99}
}
  • Tobias Raun
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
This article is a redevelopment of my previous studies, characterizing the media genre of – and community building through – transgender video blogging. Focusing on one of the most famous video bloggers at the moment, the Canadian Julie Van Vu, I investigate new forms of transgender vlogging that embrace money making/self-commodification in a degree not seen before. Here, activism/advocacy co-exists with and goes through an explicit self-commodification. Drawing on existing research, I explore… Expand
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