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If We Don't Have Rights Online, We Don't Have Rights at All

Mariya Parodi | Posted 04.14.2016 | Women
Mariya Parodi

On March 18, UN Women held a Nordic panel entitled 'Fighting Sexism and Hate Speech' part of CSW60, the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Stat...

An Open Letter to Xenophobes, Bigots and Racists Alike!

Fadumo Mohamed | Posted 03.16.2016 | Religion
Fadumo Mohamed

I will never give you the power to allow my heart to hate. I will never give you the power to control my emotions. I will not allow you to let my heart hate. Your actions, as repulsive as they are, will never change the person that I am. My character and actions are mutually exclusive from your propagation of hated and the sadistic manifestation of the feelings you harbor.

WATCH: Woman Knocks Out Man With Single Punch After He Pinches Her Butt

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Weird News

It's a lesson for sexual harassers around the world. A woman was caught on video knocking out a man with a single punch after he pinched her butt. Sur...

Prince George Is Being Harassed And The Palace Is Pissed

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Style

The Internet all but breaks at a Prince George sighting. Over the past two years, the duke and duchess have not shied away from sharing photos of thei...

No Dudes, Catcalling Isn't Flattering

Stefanie Williams | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Stefanie Williams

Catcalling isn't about flattery, the men aren't doing it to make you feel beautiful or special. They're doing it because of a sense of entitlement. Because to them, every woman is fair game regardless of what time of day it is or where you are or what the woman is doing.

It's Not Easy

Theresa Byrne | Posted 08.03.2014 | Women
Theresa Byrne

I needed to create a trail on this guy. Just in case he did it to someone else, the police would have a record of it. And maybe the next target would be helped. Could be helped. Because they've done it before, and will do it again.

I Survived Assault In India, But When I Went to Police, I Was Victim Blamed

Bustle | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women

People were passing by, staring in awe at the scene that was taking place in front of them. Their heads turned sideways as they glanced back at me in horror and surprise. A few people even slowed down to watch him throw me to the ground. But not a single one of them stopped. No one came to help. I was alone.

2013 - Leadership and the Dance of Men and Women: Some Observations

Tony Smith | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

We put leaders (both men and women) on a pedestal, and then relish sharpshooting them down for their less-than-perfect natures. America (and largely the world) has few authentic leaders emerge from the thrashing.

Veterans: Make Your Voices Heard on Campus

Barbara Mujica | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Barbara Mujica

Faced with faculty animosity, veterans often have no idea where to turn. Many feel isolated on campus to begin with. They are older than their peers and their life experience is radically different from theirs.

Overestimating Courage: Sexual Harrassment Study Suggests People Aren't As Brave As They Think

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

A recent study suggests that people perceive they would respond more aggressively to sexual harassment compared to how people actually react in real-l...

The Trolls Among Us: Should We Protect the Anonymity of Internet Trolls? (WATCH)

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

The Internet provides us with a platform for freedom of speech, but with that freedom comes a lot of trolls. That doesn't just mean putting up with an...

Elderly Couple Alleges JPMorgan Called Them 75 Times A Week

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

How many phone calls is too many? For one elderly couple, roughly 75 per week. JPMorgan Chase allegedly called John and Anna Canaday 15 to 75 time...

A Letter To My Bully

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

I heard that you'd left behind a note, writing that although you did not like girls, you did not want to like boys. And suddenly it became horribly clear to me. You and I were exactly alike. That anger and venom you directed at me, you were also directing at yourself.

'Eve Teasing' and New York Catcalls

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 02.01.2012 | New York
Jennifer Hamady

I, like any man, woman, or child, want to be able to walk two blocks to get a newspaper, a cup of coffee, or to catch a train without being treated in a disrespectful manner.

Bullying is Much More Than Child's Play

Patrice Bendig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Patrice Bendig

With the recent outburst of cyberbullying, and teenage suicide deaths around the country, it is about time that people understand bullying is not just a kid thing.

Does Free Speech Mean Free to Offend?

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

Obviously life is full of offense. We can't legislate good taste or make everything that offends everyone illegal. Freedom of speech entails the freedom to offend. But that doesn't mean we have to offend.

A Land Where Nowhere Is Safe: A Lesbian Activist Speaks About Gender and Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Anna Kirey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anna Kirey

The government does not even recognize officially that lesbian or bisexual women and transgender people exist. There is no place for us in a conservative, patriarchal value system.