DJ’s choice is a weekly section by, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at or tweet us your links using #genderit.

I made him breakfast

Trigger Warning: “The morning after I was raped I thought I could create another story so I made him breakfast: eggs, toast and bacon, just the way I liked it.“Go through this touching story in cartoons about a woman who was raped and finds a creative way of narrating her survival of a violent story. More


Apple’s discomfort with women’s bodies strikes again

By all means take advantage of the free engraving offered by Apple but wait… do not use the word vagina because it’s inappropriate. But penis’ are not. What does this mean? More

Source:, Maya

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View

A compilation of images that’s part of “The Nine Eyes of Google Street View” project. These images are taken by the Google street view car. Are you being watched? More

Source:, Jon Rafman

Let’s start a feminist party

“Harriet Harman is right about sexism in politics – let’s start a feminist party. The fourth wave of feminism, from Caitlin Moran to Kimberlé Crenshaw, has energised young people, but now it needs to attack our political establishment.” More

Source: The Guardian, Suzanne Moore

‘Its the joy in my feet, I am a woman, phenomenally’

Some inspiration for all women. Listen to Maya Angelou reciting her poem “Phenomenal Woman”. No matter what, you are a phenomenal woman. More

Source: YouTube, OWN TV

This is it from DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at or tweet us your links using #genderit, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), July 17th 2014

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