2008 May

Understanding Each Other

Stories | on May, 31, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

I want to say this carefully, because I don’t want to be misunderstood. Most important, it is my opinion that in a civilized society, no one should harass anyone else. This is particularly important when we’re talking about a group that is more powerful, both physically and in other ways (in this discussion, that would [...]

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Street Harassment: A Male Perspective

male perspective | on May, 28, 2008 | by | 1 Comments

One aspect of street harassment is that it seems to be most offensive, and therefore most pathological, when a male is harassing a female. Why is this, and what can be done about it? These questions raise the general issue of intergender power dynamics. I can say with confidence that my recent experience in the [...]

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Fear Remains 36 Years Later

Stories | on May, 27, 2008 | by | 1 Comments

I think my first memory of being harassed was when I was 14 years old and was taking a shortcut to school through the fields in Bountiful, Utah. A guy who was a senior and new to our town saw me and ran up to me. I remember I was wearing a new dress and [...]

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Share your story!

Administrator | on May, 26, 2008 | by | 1 Comments

Have you ever been whistled or honked at, commented on in a sexual way (positively or negatively), leered at, groped, masturbated in front of, followed, or assaulted while in public? If so, please share your story via e-mail and it will be added to this blog as a new entry. Visit the blog to learn [...]

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