Tag Archives: street harassment

Watch: The Smile Bitch Training Camp will teach you to smile like a lady

TweetIf constant reminders from random men on the street haven’t turned that frown upside yet, the Smile Bitch Training Camp may be right for you. As this promotional video from comedians Janelle James and Laura Prangley explains, this camp will “teach you how to smile like a lady” so that “guys never have to have their day [...]
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Watch: Catcallers try to explain why they harass women

Tweet After a years of experiencing street harassment–and often confronting her catcallers–a Minneapolis woman named Lindsey came up with Cards Against Harassment–little cards that you can silently hand out to explain to harassers why getting unsolicited attention from random strangers whenever you step outside your house is not actually that fun.  Tweet
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Feministing Jamz: What Las Cafeteras’ “This Land” says about land & power

Tweet Last week I wrote about a little yoga studio challenging big things in East LA. People’s Yoga might seem like a simple spot for some fun exercise, but with each class it offers, it challenges deeply entrenched systems of white supremacy and economic inequities. This week People’s Yoga co-founder Leah Gallego’s band, Las Cafeteras, is doing [...]
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“Guy grabbed my chest, I yelled real spooky-like, he pooped.”

TweetThat’s the tl;dr version of this amazingly hilarious tale about a lady who was groped while leaving a movie theater in Boston and put her monster voice hobby to good use.  Tweet
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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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