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Street Harassment

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.

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...

Queer People Need Safe Spaces. This Website Wants You To Know Where They Are.

Patrick McNeil | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Patrick McNeil

When Kevin Hawkins was 16 and living in an area of Maryland still struggling to accept queer people, his mother disowned him. Down in South Carolina, Kesha Garner, who now lives in Washington, D.C., remembers growing up without adequate resources for LGBTQ+ people.

What I've Learned From the Men Who Harass Me on the Sidewalk

Trudy Smith | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women
Trudy Smith

Working towards justice and speaking the truth are things that I am still learning to do in love instead of anger. It's easier when I remember that my enemies are not other human beings, but destructive behaviors and the belief systems that drive them. Behaviors, beliefs, and people can change.

Enabling Safe Urban Spaces For Women In India

Elsa Marie D’Silva | Posted 07.15.2015 | Impact
Elsa Marie D’Silva

How can we address the factors contributing to gender based violence in public spaces? We need to look at the lack of women in public spaces at hours that they normally don't stay out, in places that they don't frequent and doing jobs or activities that they normally wouldn't.

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...

I Break My Silence

Jaideep Bansal | Posted 06.21.2015 | Women
Jaideep Bansal

I Break My Silence By Neelima Raheja, Global Shapers Chandigarh Hub Neelima Raheja is pursuing her bachelor's degree in commerce from Chandigarh. ...

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...

You'll Want To See How Guys React To 'Drive-By' Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.04.2015 | Comedy

Do guys even know this happens to women? In a pretty hilarious social experiment, actor and comedian Soojeong Son took to the streets to see if guy...

In Boston, Street Harassment Is More Than Just Catcalls

Alexandra Prim | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Alexandra Prim

Safe Hub Collective, an organization devoted to creating public spaces that are secure for all people, conducted a harassment survey in 2013. Out of the more than 500 participants, 88 percent said they had experienced street harassment in Boston.

34 Things Women Do To Stay Safe Show The Burden Of 'Being Careful'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women

"But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home." So responded Israeli Prime Minist...

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...

Melissa Jeltsen

'Vagina Monologues' Production Reminds Female Inmates They Aren't Forgotten | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. -- Elisia Dones, 59, gazed out the window of the bus as it passed Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York’s only maximum-s...

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, ...

Yes, Men Are Still Harassing People On The Street. No, It's Still Not Okay.

Patrick McNeil | Posted 06.13.2015 | Impact
Patrick McNeil

Efforts like Stop Street Harassment's (SSH) annual International Anti-Street Harassment Week, which is happening now, are so important. While street harassment itself is a very public, visible act, the week-long campaign is a sustained moment to make visible the message that it's not okay.

Indecent Intentions: Street Harassment and Contemporary Art | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts

In 1986, Adrian Piper began handing out small cards in bars when, after repeated rebuffs, individuals continued to make unwelcome advances. “Dear Fr...

What Not to Say When a Woman Shares Experiences With Street Harassment

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.27.2015 | Women
Christina Berchini

It is OK to lack the ability to relate to certain experiences. In fact, admitting that you are not able to relate to something is the preferred response. It means that you are listening. Sometimes silence, accompanied by a caring heart and open ears, is the only appropriate response.

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 ...