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GimpGirl Grows Up: Women With Disabilities Rethinking, Redefining, and Reclaiming Community
What is GimpGirl?  <ul><li>We come together to share our lives, in a safe space that centers more on the strengths we have...
GimpGirl: A Tech Timeline <ul><li>Started in 1998 on SerenityMOO </li></ul><ul><li>Had four email lists to start, serving ...
Second Life <ul><li>Provides opportunity to network with other disability, women and nonprofit groups </li></ul><ul><li>Al...
GimpGirl: Moodle
GimpGirl: Facebook
GimpGirl: Linked in
GimpGirl: Twitter
GimpGirl: Flickr
GimpGirl: Second Life
GimpGirl: Second Life
GimpGirl: Our Members (Member Liz Henry)
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GimpGirl Community: GimpGirl Grows Up

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GimpGirl Community: GimpGirl Grows Up

  1. 1. GimpGirl Grows Up: Women With Disabilities Rethinking, Redefining, and Reclaiming Community
  2. 2. What is GimpGirl? <ul><li>We come together to share our lives, in a safe space that centers more on the strengths we have as a collective. </li></ul><ul><li>Has never been centered towards any particular angle of disability. </li></ul><ul><li>Over the years it has developed into a growing and ever-evolving collective dedicated to peer counseling and advocacy with a very smart, sassy, geeky, sexy spirit. </li></ul>
  3. 3. GimpGirl: A Tech Timeline <ul><li>Started in 1998 on SerenityMOO </li></ul><ul><li>Had four email lists to start, serving niche communities </li></ul><ul><li>Transitioned to LiveJournal in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Opened on Second Life, Facebook and Twitter in 2008 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Second Life <ul><li>Provides opportunity to network with other disability, women and nonprofit groups </li></ul><ul><li>Allows easier collaboration within our community </li></ul><ul><li>Needed adaptations for further accessibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Added an IRC relay </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. GimpGirl: Moodle
  6. 6. GimpGirl: Facebook
  7. 7. GimpGirl: Linked in
  8. 8. GimpGirl: Twitter
  9. 9. GimpGirl: Flickr
  10. 10. GimpGirl: Second Life
  11. 11. GimpGirl: Second Life
  12. 12. GimpGirl: Our Members (Member Liz Henry)

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