Tag Archives: street harassment

Do you know the laws that cover street harassment in your state?

TweetIf not, Stop Street Harassment has you covered. Yesterday, they released the Know Your Rights: Street Harassment and the Law toolkit, which details the laws in each state that address different forms of street harassment–from obscene comments to up-skirt photos to groping–and provides information on how to report these crimes. On the website, you can skip directly to each [...]
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DC Metro takes sexual harassment seriously with far-reaching new campaign

TweetAs a daily bus rider, I’m comforted knowing that DC’s public transportation thinks sexual harassment is kind of a big deal. Tweet
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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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