Tag Archives: street harassment

Project Unspoken: “It should be a right to walk down the street and be safe.”

TweetA powerful video put together by Project Unspoken at Emory University asks both men and women what they do in their daily lives to avoid sexual assault and harassment.  Not surprisingly all of the men interviewed say they don’t do anything to avoid being attacked, while the woman are constantly adjusting their behavior to protect [...]
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The Feministing Five: Norma Kamali

TweetNorma Kamali is trying to do something radical: stop the objectification of women. And considering the industry she works in, it’s pretty remarkable. Norma Kamali has worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years. Known for her transformative designs such as her sleeping bag coat, parachute collection and swimwear line, she’s now pioneering a [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Sh*t Men Say to Men Who Say Sh*t to Women on the Street

TweetWhile the Shit ____ Say meme may be so yesterday, International Anti-Street Harassment Week is just coming to a close, and this video deserves a shout-out. Thanks guys for having our backs. As one of creators of the video wrote in thoughtful post, it’s not always easy to “to hold ourselves and other men accountable [...]
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What you can do to help end street harassment

TweetThe following is guest post by Holly Kearl for International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Kearl is an DC-based activist and author of “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women.” By age 12, nearly 1 in 4 girls experience unwanted sexual comments, leers, touches, and stalking in public places by strangers. Nearly 90 [...]
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“You’re a fucking slut,” and other things you should not say to a stranger on the subway

TweetA few weeks ago, I was on my way back from a long, hard run through Manhattan. I had had a really shitty day, and while the run had been hard, I was hoping that it would send some welcome endorphins pumping through my body. I stood on the subway, sweaty but pleased with myself, [...]
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