Posts Tagged street harassment

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On street harassment: Asking for it

Most days I am a bitch. Most days I try to be a sharp woman, razor, bird ready to flip. Most days I walk down the street with my bitch face very active. Keep away! I want to shout. My pussy secretes poison! My nipples shoot fire! Touch me and your fingers will burn off! 

Most days I am a bitch. Most days I try to be a sharp woman, razor, bird ready to flip. Most days I walk down the street with my bitch face very active. Keep away! ...

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Sexual harassment is harassment, even if you’re wasted

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without RU.” Clever, right? 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without ...

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This is who you are when you’re catcalling

The next time you find yourself in conversation with someone who simply can not wrap their mind around why street harassment is a problem, and your words are failing to convince them that yelling at women on the street is disrespectful and makes those women feel unsafe, show them this Buzz60 video and ask, “Ok, but do you really want to be this guy?” 

The next time you find yourself in conversation with someone who simply can not wrap their mind around why street harassment is a problem, and your words are failing to convince them that yelling at women on ...

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Activists put up “No Catcall Zone” street signs in NYC and Philly

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As the recipient of hundreds of instances of gender-based street harassment — ranging from verbal to physical — I have often wondered why we don’t have street signs telling people not to harass.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

As the recipient of hundreds of instances of gender-based street harassment — ranging from verbal to physical — I have often wondered why we don’t ...

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“Stop Telling Women to Smile” art project goes to Mexico City

We’ve been fans of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s public art project, “Stop Telling Women to Smile,” protesting street harassment for awhile. Now Fazlalizadeh has taken her project to Mexico City — and teamed up with Anna Holmes to document the trip in a cool multi-media feature for Fusion

We’ve been fans of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s public art project, “Stop Telling Women to Smile,” protesting street harassment for awhile. Now Fazlalizadeh has taken her project to Mexico City — and ...

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More cats, less catcalls: Teens create anti-street harassment music video

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Street harassment disproportionately impacts young women, women of color, and LGBTQ individuals. In this newly released music video “Catcall for What?!,” a group of teen girls make a call to action to change the culture of catcalling with bravado and humor. 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

Street harassment disproportionately impacts young women, women of color, and LGBTQ individuals. In this newly released music video “Catcall for What?!,” a group of teen girls ...

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