2008 August

A Wish on Women’s Equality Day

Administrator | on August, 26, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

Today is Women’s Equality Day. In my past life I was a history major and I worked for a women’s history organization, which instill in me a fervent appreciation for the determined women and men whose activism made it possible for women to vote. I find this day an appropriate time to reflect on all [...]

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A Wish on Women's Equality Day

Administrator | on August, 26, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

Today is Women’s Equality Day. In my past life I was a history major and I worked for a women’s history organization, which instill in me a fervent appreciation for the determined women and men whose activism made it possible for women to vote. I find this day an appropriate time to reflect on all [...]

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In India, New Opportunities for Women = Abuse from Men

Administrator | on August, 25, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

The Washington Post has an article by Emily Wax about how attitudes toward women in India aren’t necessarily keeping pace with the progression of rights of Indian women. Street harassment or eve teasing is an example they give – more women are in the streets as they go to work and school and men are [...]

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Street Harassment while Pregnant

Stories | on August, 22, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

My name is Shay and I live in southern Indiana. I have experienced street harassment since I was at least 12 years old. I’m 22 years old. I have many situations to share but I have one experience I found quite odd. While I was 8 months pregnant with my daughter I was shopping at [...]

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I let myself down

Stories | on August, 16, 2008 | by | 2 Comments

I haven’t been street harassed in a while but I got harassed a few times this past week and I let myself down in how I reacted. Last Sunday I was on vacation in Utah with my family. My partner was flying in that evening from a conference to spend the last few days of [...]

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Street Harassment in Oakland

Stories | on August, 14, 2008 | by | 0 Comments

My name is Teresita and I have been living in Oakland, CA since i was born, and I really loath it when i’m just mindin my own business and some random guy thinks it’s ok to put his hands on me to stop me in my tracks. I’ve been having that problem for quite some [...]

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NYC will roll out anti-sexual harassment subway campaign

Administrator | on August, 06, 2008 | by | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago, there was talk that the New York City MTA was deciding not to launch their planned anti-sexual harassment subway ad campaign for fear it would encourage more groping. Among the anti-street harassment community, there was an outcry and demand that the campaign continue. Good news, it’s set to launch next month. [...]

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