Unsolicited advice, 18 years and menstruation

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.



‘Revenge porn’ defendant sentenced to 18 years



San Diego man sentenced after posting 10,000 sexually explicit photos of women to his so-called “revenge porn” website. More >



Source: NBC San Diego, Liberty Zabala and R. Stickney



Things my male tech colleagues have actually said to me, annotated



“13. ‘Haha, that guy thought you were the receptionist’ – Did he? My, what a hilarious turn of events.” More >



Source: The Huffington Post, Cate Burlington



Come and see the blood on my skirt: Students take menstruation to the streets



“I thought about how society gets offended by a normal pad. I thought about it so much, the idea came to me to write quotes on them.” More >



Source: Feminism in India, Japleen Pasricha



This poet’s advice left championship judges in awe



A piece titled Unsolicited Advice, goes through struggles of abuse, familial mental illness, and racism. More >



Source: Everyday Feminism, Tonya Ingram



Where women have the most economic opportunity and security, in 5 maps



“The Northeast leads in economic security and opportunity for women.” More >



Source: The Washington Post, Niraj Chokshi



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