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Tag Archives: Second Life
Second Life allows you to create an avatar that looks however you want it to. For those who aren’t familiar with it, take a typical video game avatar customization and multiply it by a million. Imagine if World of Warcraft … Continue reading
Today, December 1st is World AIDS Day, an annual worldwide event that brings awareness to AIDS and the HIV virus. The official event has occurred every year since the first one in 1988, and this year there will be a … Continue reading
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence was originally started by The Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University as an effort to raise awareness of gender-based violence. The Left Unity Feminist Network in Second Life has planned a … Continue reading
Trigger Warning: Domestic Violence Second Life is pretty familiar with controversy, and this latest news tidbit is no exception. Over on Wagner James Au’s New World Notes blog, Ophelia talks about a new fashion skin released that allows avatars to … Continue reading