Tag Archives: street harassment

Stop Telling Women to Smile: A Public Art Project

Tweet Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a Brooklyn based artist on mission to fight street harassment across the globe. Based in part on her own experiences with street harassment, but also a collection of stories from women she knows, the “Stop Telling Women to Smile” posters she created have appeared in Philadelphia and Brooklyn, receiving much well [...]
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The Hollaback! Revolution WILL be televised

Tweet Art by Tatayana Fazlalizadeh Today, Hollaback!, which describes itself as “a non-profit and movement to end street harassment powered by local activists in 64 cities and 22 countries,” is hosting the first  ever international speakers series on combatting street harassment in New York City.   Leading thinkers and activists will give talks and performances [...]
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Cool street art alert: “Women do not owe you their time or conversation”

TweetWe’ve mentioned this street art before when it popped up in Philly, although I didn’t know then who was behind it. According to NPR, these anti-street harassment posters are the work of artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh who’s been dodging cops in the cover of darkness to put them up in her neighborhood in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Fazlalizadeh says the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Think Progress has compiled the seven most sexist gun ads. Today is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Why haven’t we closed the gap? The 10 best male rappers–written up as though they were female. The false paradox: freedom of expression and sexist hate speech. An illustrated guide to street harassment. Sesame Street [...]
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Street harassment, masculinity, and impressing other dudes

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Mychal Denzel Smith. He is a writer, social commentator, and mental health advocate whose work on politics, social justice, mental health, and black male identity has appeared in outlets such as The Nation, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Gawker, Salon, The Root, and more. “Ay yo, get that bitch in [...]
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