DJ's CHOICE OF THE WEEK: Nudity, aliens and shampoo

DJ’s choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, 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 apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.



Hidden from Google



A new website called Hidden from Google displays a list of Google search results that the company has erased/censored under the right to be forgotten. More



Source: International Business Times, Rahul R.



Nude calendar labelled pornography



A women’s university rowing club has been banned from Facebook after their nude charity calendar was branded as pornography. More



Source: dailymail.co.uk, Gemma Mullin



Comic on gender roles



In this great comic from The Robinhead, an alien is confronted with our culture’s strangely stubborn investment in the concept of a gender binary. As the poor confused creature notes, “What I’m not understanding, however, is why I feel hatred and anger coming off of you at the idea of anyone living outside of your imaginary boxes.” More



Source: feministing.com, Maya



Bridging the gender gap: Pay women more



The solution to solving the gender gap in Australia is apparently very simple. All that needs to happen is to pay women more. “Women are worth the same as men and deserve to be paid the same right now, end of story.” More



Source: The Guardian, Eleanor Robertson



Shampoo commercial empowering women



Pantene shampoo commercial challenges one of America’s oldest gender stereotypes. “The message is clear: Women don’t have to internalize the habit of saying sorry for everything they do.” Be strong and shine. More

Source: Identities.mic, Smriti Sinha



This is it from GenderIT.org DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit



GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), July 24th 2014