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The Thing All Women Do That You Don't Know About

Gretchen Kelly | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women
Gretchen Kelly

There's this thing that happens whenever I speak about or write about women's issues. Things like dress codes, rape culture and sexism. I get the comments: Is this really that big of a deal? Aren't you being overly sensitive? Every. Single. Time. And every single time I get frustrated. Why don't they get it?

When This Singer Was Harassed, A Little Boy Stood Up For Her

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

A woman's powerful interaction with a truly inspiring kid is making waves across the Internet.  After a little boy defended her against a persist...

When It Comes to Street Harassment, Bravery Isn't Cut-and-Dry

Olivia Kuncio | Posted 11.18.2015 | Women
Olivia Kuncio

On Halloween, four boys who most likely went to my university pulled up next to me in a battered sedan as I walked to meet my friend. "Must be cold in that skirt," they yelled, and then gunned the engine before I could respond. I ran the rest of the way home.

This Is What Can Happen When Men Talk About Gender Equality

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Women

Here's more proof that men are important allies in the movement for gender equality. As part of its #ThatsWhatHeSaid series, SoulPancake invit...

My Opinion Doesn't Justify Your Rape Threats

Nora McInerny Purmort | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
Nora McInerny Purmort

I'm alive and I'm a person. I don't like when a**holes tell me to smile. I don't like being told to be quiet, and I don't like having to turn the other cheek because strangers on the Internet could light me up all day long because they don't like big mean feminists. You don't get to make me afraid.

Woman's Powerful Letter Exposes How Frightening Street Harassment Can Be

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women

A woman captured the fear that often comes with being catcalled by detailing her many experiences with street harassment in a single night. In a lette...

How Men Reacted To Their Moms Getting Catcalled

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.30.2015 | Women

Some men might not have firsthand experience with catcalling, but when sons sat down to watch video of their moms being catcalled, the issue...

These Anti-Catcalling Illustrations Pack A Feminist Latina Punch

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Latino Voices

After dealing with catcalling, illustrator Debi Hasky turned her frustration with street harassment into art. Inspired by the whistles she heard ...

Portland Sex Worker Activist Wins World Sexual Health Day Writing Award

Buster Ross | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Buster Ross

This year's Portland SlutWalk is being organized by a small group of people, including Elle, and she and I had decided to collaborate on a piece of writing to support the event. But when we got together and I read what Elle had already written, I found I had little to add.

Don't be a F***boy -- Don't, Just Don't...

Joel L. Daniels | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices
Joel L. Daniels

Be aware of your privilege as a man and don't use it to be a coward or a sucker by saying and doing things to take advantage. Be understanding, LISTEN to others. In every interaction, be humble and gentle and sincere.

Here Are Some 'Almost Acceptable' Catcalls

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.19.2015 | Women

“You look smart, you probably have a master’s degree in Science.” “My mom’s gonna love you.”  &ldqu...

Men, Here Are Some OK, But Still Not Really OK, Things To Say To Women

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.18.2015 | Comedy

We can't stress this enough: just don't catcall women. But if you're absolutely forced to -- maybe as a part of some twisted "Saw"-like test -- here a...

Dads React To Their Daughters Being Catcalled On NYC Streets

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women

Dads came face-to-face with their daughters being catcalled in a new hidden-camera experiment.  Condé Nast Entertainment's ...

I'm A Woman And I Love Being Catcalled

Madeline Wahl | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

I love being told that catcalling doesn't exist. That it's something women say happens to them to get attention. That women who are in their 20s should feel appreciative and be thankful that a man would take the time out of his day to offer his opinion of them.

Teen Disfigured By Catcaller's Pipe Attack

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.02.2015 | Crime - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports A Louisiana teen may have lost her smile temporarily in a vicious attack -- but not her r...

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
Read More: Catcalling, Women News

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.