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Street Harassment

What the Viral Street Harassment Video Doesn't Show

Lea Grover | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Lea Grover

I want to see the comparison videos. Women in more expensive clothes, in less expensive clothes. Women of color. Women of different ages. Of a different weight.

WATCH: 10 Hours Of Walking In NYC... As A White Man

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy

What is it like to walk around New York City for several hours as a young white man? According to this Funny Or Die video, it involves a lot of high-f...

Emma Gray

13 Things You Can Do That Will Probably Result In An Online Rape Threat | Emma Gray | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women

Actress Shoshana B. Roberts walked around New York City for 10 hours to film an anti-street harassment PSA. Since the video went viral, she has been b...

'SNL's' Michael Che Makes Absurdly Misguided Comments About Street Harassment

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women

Comedian Michael Che's job as a "Saturday Night Live" Weekend Update co-host is to poke fun at popular culture. But there isn't anything funny about s...

The Right to Feel Safe

Monique Villa | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Monique Villa

Ask a man about his number one priority when it comes to public transport. Most likely, he will say "speed." Ask a woman the same question and chances are that she will answer "safety."

Tips for Street Harassers

David Ostow | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
David Ostow

To the harassers I say: I know you're only trying to make the world a better place with your unsolicited and often grossly inappropriate comments to passersby. I know that, but a lot of people don't seem to get it. The world is changing and so must your strategy.

Watch This Woman Receive 100 Catcalls While Walking Around For A Day

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women

Ten hours of walking around New York City, 100 catcalls and one huge problem. Rob Bliss of Rob Bliss Creative makes viral videos for a living and ...

What I Learned From Talking Back To Men

Ravishly | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women

He didn't spike my drink. He didn't even touch me. But for some reason, this messed with my head just as much, if not more, than other, more dire incidents of harassment that I have been involved in

Why We Shouldn't Lose Sight of Full Equality

Patrick McNeil | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Patrick McNeil

Whether at school or in public spaces, many LGBT youth don't feel safe and continue to face disgraceful levels of discrimination (and some don't feel safe at home, either). But when they enter the workforce, disadvantages persist.

Why Street Harassment Is A Human Rights Issue

Patrick McNeil | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Patrick McNeil

Today marks 20 years since the United States ratified an international human rights treaty aimed at protecting people from racial discrimination (it's...

Oliver Noble

How Not To Talk To A Woman On The Street | Oliver Noble | Posted 10.10.2014 | Women

"Why don't you smile?" "Nice tits, honey!" While these comments may not seem like they have much in common, when said to a stranger in a public spa...

What It Would Look Like If Women Catcalled Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women

It's no secret that the street harassment women are subjected to is invasive, ridiculous and, often times, downright bizarre -- and it's only more app...

A Lifetime Of Walking While Female In Just 4 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women

A new animated video shows how women's bodies are treated on the street -- and in their own minds. "Sidewalk," a short film directed and animated ...

Why One Woman Is Photographing Her Catcallers

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women

When she moved to Brooklyn in 2011, Caroline Tompkins quickly got tired of being catcalled. It felt as though whenever she left her apartment, she wou...

Calling Out the Catcallers

Mike Reynolds | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

How does one go about defending a statement that someone else has identified as harassment? How does a man read about women feeling threatened by certain comments and then want to defend the people who made them just because they also happen to have a penis?

Slam Poem Dissects The Depressing Way Women Are Taught To Behave

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Women

"We are girls taught to survive by using our bodies as Swiss Army knives." In the slam poem "Girl Code 101" posted to Button Poetry, actress and po...

'The List Of Rules For Women,' As Explained By A Guy Who Gets It

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women

"Does anyone have a complete, up-to-date list of everything that women are supposed to do and not do so that they qualify for having their humanity re...

Daily Show Correspondent Shuts Down News Commentator Who Thinks Catcalling Is Great

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women

Even after a plethora of blogs, studies that show women do not actually enjoy being catcalled and general Internet outrage, some people are still conf...

The Evolution Of Catcalling

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women

Sometimes it's hard for even the most empathetic of men to understand the level of street harassment most women face. So if you ever need to explain i...

'Beach House Full of Girls' Proves Street Harassment Is Okay

Shannon Deep | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

Victim-blaming, sl*t-shaming, skepticism, deflection and insults, this perpetual "Not my problem!" mentality... it's all of a piece and it's all part of why some men harass, sexually assault, beat, rape, and kill women.

'You Should Be Flattered': Body Image and Street Harassment in the Internet Age

Samantha Shokin | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Samantha Shokin

I really believe that if we stressed to girls that health is more important than beauty, that self-esteem more valuable than sexiness, we could save women from the kind of self-destructive thinking that consumed me growing up.

I'm A Fat Girl Who Wears Revealing Clothes. Deal With It.

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Because fat girls aren't supposed to take pleasure in our bodies or even consider showing other people what they look like, there is a lot of sh*t that can hit the fan. Mostly caused by other people not knowing how to handle someone as sexy as me owning it.

I Can't Believe I'm Writing This: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Shannon Deep | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

Letting someone know you find them desirable does have a time and place; say, flirting at a bar or party. Or maybe on a date. Or how about in bed? The difference is simple and monumental: Consent.

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.

Man Knocked Out After Standing Up For Women Being Catcalled

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Crime

Police say a man was assaulted Saturday morning after standing up for a group of women getting catcalled. The 39-year-old Texan, whose name as not ...