DJ's CHOICE OF THE WEEK: Selfies, bathrooms and consensual sex

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.

Gender Neutral Bathroom sign

What does a gender neutral sign look like? Sam Killerman talks about how the Gender Neutral Bathroom Sign he made is being manufactured and donated to colleges. More


Stop before you selfie

“Since the creation of Instagram, we have slowly become branded as the “selfie generation.” We take photos of ourselves with everything, everywhere. We have left no situation unphotographed and no aspect of our lives undocumented.” More

Source: Rappler, Nile Villa

The LGBT, feminist and student voices behind Uruguay’s radical reforms

“From legalizing abortion to transexual rights, marginalized groups have united to become a formidable force for change.” More

Source: The Guardian, Diana Cariboni

Consensual sex or rape?

“Consent is not always clear-cut. It should be, but sometimes it’s not. In my friend’s view, no doesn’t always mean no. Sometimes it means persuade me. And that for me is where the challenge lies. When does coercion become rape?” More

Source:, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

The Agender Agenda

An address on the atypical identity. “Psychologist and scientists alike have conflicting theories on what defines genders to this day, but that’s probably because the concept is a lot more nebulous and personal than biological sex.” More

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), August 12th 2014