Exiled love, getting it on and consent

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.

12 tales of getting it on in the digital age

Twelve stories about the interesting, tragic, and satisfying ways that technology has altered our sex lives. Dirty skyping and gender-hacking on OkCupid, just to name a few. More >

Source: Wired.com

“The phone rang. It was my college rapist”

(Trigger warning) “I answered. Strangely, I immediately recognized the voice.” An emotional comic aiming to raise awareness around “an insidious problem of powerful men who think they can get away with abuse.” More >

Source: Fusion, Jen Sorensen

Moff Mors: The first Star Wars LGBT character

Star Wars: Lords of the Sith may just include an LGBT character. “The name of the character is Moff Mors, an Imperial who has managed to make some big mistakes.” More >

Source: Pop Culture, Vamien McKalin

Consent: Not actually that complicated

Understanding consent is actually not as complicated as people tend to think it is. More >

Source: RockStarDinosaurPiratePrincess.com

Exiled love

A short poem on exiled love. “But slowly you slipped from my hold, into the shadows of the world that exiled our love.” More >

Source: HolaAfrica.org, KubanaM (Mankuba)

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), March 16th 2015