2009 January

Telling Off Construction Workers

Stories | on January, 30, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

I told a group of construction workers that I used to walk by every day on my way to school that I’m not their dog to whistle at, and I angrily stared at one of them in the eyes to let them know I was serious. When I did that, they were shocked; I guess [...]

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Tracey Rose Interview

Administrator | on January, 27, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

A few months ago I posted the short documentary “Black Woman Walking” by Tracey Rose.  She was kind enough to do an interview for me for my book, but I also found this recent interview she did for All Diva Media. Here is an excerpt.  I definitely recommend reading the full text: We know that [...]

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Group Groping on the Street – Video

Administrator | on January, 24, 2009 | by | 4 Comments

A friend just alerted me to the following video of guys group groping women walking by.  I’m not sure where the location is, but it’s somewhere warm and it seems like it must be in an area with clubs or the beach from the way people are dressed. The guys are on the sidewalk and [...]

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Groper on Wall Street

Stories | on January, 23, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

I was walking to work on Wall Street, it was a crowded narrow sidewalk. I noticed that someone hit me almost right between the legs. I thought it was strange but could have been an accident. I didn’t see exactly who it was. A few mornings later walking to work it happened again, this time [...]

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Stalking

Administrator, Stories | on January, 22, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

January is Stalking Awareness Month. Most people who are stalked know the person stalking them and the average duration of stalking is 1.8 years.(1) Here are helpful resources: http://www.stalkingawarenessmonth.org/resources. Brief stalking by strangers in public is also a big problem and one that is very scary for the women being followed. I’ve read close to [...]

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Attacked While Jogging

Stories | on January, 06, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

The New York Times reports that a woman was jogging in a park in NYC on Sunday when a man slashed her forehead with a knife and then walked away. It sounds like she went into shock and then was taken to the hospital. No one saw the attack happen and the assailant is still [...]

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When your harasser is a customer or client

Uncategorized | on January, 05, 2009 | by | 3 Comments

After the Rose Bowl, football player Rey Maualug went up behind Erin Andrews, a sideline reporter for the ESPN College Football Saturday telecast, and did a sexual sort of dance – without touching her – before walking on past. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ds-Mrp0wl4] Reading comments in the blogosphere, it is clear that (like lots of other kinds of [...]

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