2008 June

Scotland Street Harassment Law

Administrator | on June, 27, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

According to the TimesOnline: “Building-site workers who wolf-whistle and shout obscene remarks at passing females risk being placed on the sex offenders register under new laws. The Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill will create a new offence of ‘communicating indecently’, punishable by up to 10 years in jail. The legislation is intended to punish sexual harassment [...]

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Afraid and Unsafe

Stories | on June, 24, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

I have had the good fortune of being able to travel in many urban, rural and suburban places and for the most part have felt safe, that is until recently when I was verbally attacked in a series of vulgar harassments and racial slurs in a neighborhood in Brooklyn.  And the worst part about the [...]

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Humanity could care less

Stories | on June, 18, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

A couple days ago I went to a restaurant with my friends. I had two gay friends with me, one was a complete femme girl, and the other was a gay guy, who YES, wore makeup. We were sitting normally, like any other people would have, until I just happened to notice all these cold [...]

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Tragedy and a Play

Administrator | on June, 16, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

I’d be remiss not to mention the recent death of a young woman who was shot by young men at a red light after she and her friends refused to give them their phone numbers. It chills my blood that her life is over because she refused to give out her phone number. It is [...]

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Street Harassment Activists

Administrator | on June, 03, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

I’ve been working on collecting street harassment resources and information about street harassment activists for my stop street harassment website. I am really impressed and inspired by the great work people are doing out there. Street harassment upsets me a great deal, but I admit I have never done much to stop it besides just [...]

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