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That Viral Cosmo Video 'Men React to Their Girlfriends Getting Catcalled' Totally Inflates Sexism

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.31.2015 | Women
Ernest Owens

The mere fact that these men can only feel a sense of empathy of their girlfriend's daily struggles with being catcalled only further highlights the sexist culture we still reside in.

Men Watch Their Girlfriends Get Catcalled And (Understandably) Get Pissed

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women

A few men got a glimpse of what their girlfriends experience when they're not around, and what they saw got them fired up. In a video from Cosmopolita...

Men Rarely Catcall Me Any More. I Hate That Our Culture Makes Me Miss It.

The Guardian | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
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Being on the subways and streets of New York while female used to mean walking through a veritable gauntlet of harassment and catcalls. But lately, a ...

5 Things You'll Never Hear Women Say To Catcallers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women

Whether it's worth the time or potential risk to respond or not, it should surprise no one that women's general reactions to catcalling are not favora...

What Street Harassment Would Look Like If Catcalls Were Cheeseburgers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women

"Hey, you’re asking for it dressed like that." "Be polite you bitch." "Just trying to make you smile." For women, it can be difficult to walk dow...

Argentina May Outlaw Street Harassment Of Women

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

A viral video from a Buenos Aires woman who had had enough with constant street harassment could be responsible for a serious crackdown on catcalls in...

This Is How Teen Girls Experience Street Harassment

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.12.2015 | Women

"Sexual harassment makes me feel unsafe and angry." That's what 15-year-old Elizabeth has to say in an imMEDIAte Justice documentary about street h...

18 Women Share The First Time They Were Harassed

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women

For many women the first time they were harassed is an experience that stays with them forever. A new hashtag is highlighting these stories. On Ma...

10 Moments On Black Twitter That Changed The Way We Talk About Black Lives

The Huffington Post | Black Voices Editors | Posted 05.07.2015 | Black Voices

Black Twitter is unfiltered, unapologetic and undeniably a force to reckon with. Over the years, black users on Twitter have banded together to tac...

How I Refused to be Victimized When I was Catcalled at 13

Maryna Bencharska | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Maryna Bencharska

Who are these men who behave like predators? Do they have a target age group? All girls develop differently in physical and emotional ways. At 13 it's hard to comprehend that you are a sexual object for some males. You are not a child to them.

Dude Catcalls Women During Anti-Catcalling Report

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

Buzz60’s Patrick Jones recently took to the streets of NYC to see what people thought of a new anti-street harassment campaign. Jones, however, got ...

These Anti-Catcalling Signs Want To Stop Street Harassment In Its Tracks

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

Attention catcallers: the streets of New York City do not welcome you. A new campaign hopes to raise awareness about the prevalence of catcalling, ...

This International Public Art Event Asks Us All To Confront Catcallers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

Ever since the world caught wind of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh's public art project, "Stop Telling Women to Smile," the phrase has become a battle cry for a...

Real Cats Are Not Impressed By Guys' Catcalling Skills Either

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.12.2015 | Comedy

Truthfully, catcalling women isn't any less foolish. Every day, innocent cats go about their business, rolling around on sun-soaked sidewalks, clea...

Men, Catcalling Is Your Problem, Too

Taylor Griffith | Posted 04.27.2015 | Women
Taylor Griffith

It's disappointing enough that females need to be recognized as someone else's family member instead of as individual human beings before they can receive the respect they already deserve.

The Inconvenienced Catcaller

Rekha Shankar | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Rekha Shankar

Firstly, the idea that anyone wants an unsolicited, aggressive opinion about their body is an anomaly. Secondly, yeah, we get it, you want to have sex. Cool. A lot of people do.

How Wednesday Addams Would React To Catcalling

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women

Don't tell Wednesday Addams to smile. In a new episode from the web series "Adult Wednesday Addams," created by Melissa Hunter, Wednesday follows ...

When Street Harassers Realize The Women They're Catcalling Are Their Moms Undercover

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.28.2015 | Women

If you've ever wanted to tell a street harasser to stick it where the sun don't shine, but couldn't find the right words -- don't worry, these mamas g...

I'm A Feminist Who's Flattered By Catcalling

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 03.26.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

What kind of feminist must I be if I'm at odds with the fundamental feminist principle that street harassment dehumanizes women?

10 Hours of Catcalling Straight Men in NYC as a Gay Man: How to Get Fag-Bashed

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

If catcalling is just about how men are "hardwired" and therefore should be accepted, surely straight men should have no problem with gay men paying them compliments on their bodies and offering greetings on the street, right? Wrong. I don't even have to make the video to know what would happen. And that exposes the fallacy of catcallers who say that they're "just being men."

Catcalling and Street Harassment Should Absolutely Be a Crime

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.19.2015 | Crime
J.J. Colagrande

This issue should continue to be examined, articulated and pressed forward with the legitimate chance of actualizing legislation to ensure that catcalling and street harassment is a prosecutable crime.

If You're Underprivileged and I'm Not Attracted to You, Is 'Hello' Harassment?

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Sharanya Haridas

Street harassment and gender-based violence are real and serious. They should be recognized and called out for what they are. However, to accuse men of harassment just because you don't want to associate with them for whatever reason is a gross trivialization of actual harassment.

Watch Men Explain Why They Harass Women On The Street

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women

Apparently, this is a real justification for catcalling: "If you have a beautiful body, why can't I say something?" In the wake of the recent viral...

Women Of Color React To That Viral Catcalling Video

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women

Last week, Hollaback's viral catcalling video drew unprecedented attention to the issue of street harassment -- but many viewers felt that the video d...

Let's Not Forget The Point Of The Catcalling Video

Yirssi Bergman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Yirssi Bergman

So no, #NotAllMen cat call, and definitely not only Hispanic and black men, but #YesAllWomen deserve to walk down the street in peace, and this is a point that we need not forget.