Tag Archives: street harassment

How women in Brazil are fighting back against street harassment

Tweet A few months ago, the Brazilian Research Institute published a report documenting that 65 percent of Brazilians believed that if a woman showed too much skin, she deserved to be raped. Before that, Adidas created a shirt that promoted the World Cup through the objectification of women’s bodies. Developments and increased militarization for upcoming mega-events continue to hurt [...]
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Two thirds of women in the US have been street harassed

TweetA new study commissioned by Stop Street Harassment reveals just how common street harassment is in the US. No surprise there. Tweet
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Feministing Jamz: A femme power playlist to tune out street harassment

Tweet This weekend was the first weekend that it felt straight HOT in the northeast. Tropical lady that I am, I can’t get enough of the hot weather, and I was taking full advantage by wearing shorts, my femme shark crop top, ball cap, hoops, and gold high tops. So yeah, I was slaying. But [...]
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Your Daily Poem: Franny Choi

TweetEd. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here. Today’s poem is “To the Man Who Shouted ‘I Like Pork Fried Rice’ at Me on the Street” by Franny Choi. Tweet
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Photo of the Day: “Stop telling women to smile”

TweetThis weekend when I was running in my neighborhood in Atlanta, I was excited to come across one of artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh‘s “Stop Telling Women to Smile” posters freshly plastered on the side of the Krog Street Tunnel. Fazlalizadeh’s anti-street harassment public art project, which we’ve covered before, started in Brooklyn, has spread to several major American [...]
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