Gender neutral store, agents of change and father's rights

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.



Fathers’ rights is the new feminism



“As well as fighting for women’s equality, we should be lobbying for men to be equal partners at home. The financial and cultural benefits would change our world.” More >



Source: TheDailyBeast, Gary Barker



Rape survivor turns ‘superhero’ in India’s first digital comic



“A new comic about a rape survivor who becomes a “superhero” to fight sex crimes aims to spread the message of gender equality by targeting India’s tech-savvy teens with the help of an interactive app which brings its characters to life.” More >



Source: Reuters, Nita Bhalla



LGBT TV characters are whiter, male-er, and richer than real queer people



Taking a look at how queer people are portrayed on television. LGBT people are becoming more visible but are these portrayals accurate? More >



Source: BuzzFeed, Ariane Lange



Change agents of 2014: black women on social media



“Issues of sexual harassment, rape culture, state-sponsored violence and structural racism were at the forefront of social-justice movements by women in 2014.” More >



Source: TheRoot, Kirsten West Savali



Torontonian launches gender-neutral clothing store



“The true heart of the fashion industry is open-minded, Androgynous clothing is nearly there. It’s the next step.” More >



Source:TheStar.com, Tara Deschamps



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GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), January 7th 2015