2009 February

“Upskirt” photography filed under “life & style”?

Administrator | on February, 25, 2009 | by | 2 Comments

In the last year or so I’ve read a few articles about men taking photos up women’s skirts or down their shirts in public places, usually without the woman’s knowledge. Last September I wrote about a victory against this crass behavior in NYC when a man there got arrested for taking a photo up a [...]

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"Upskirt" photography filed under "life & style"?

Administrator | on February, 25, 2009 | by | 2 Comments

In the last year or so I’ve read a few articles about men taking photos up women’s skirts or down their shirts in public places, usually without the woman’s knowledge. Last September I wrote about a victory against this crass behavior in NYC when a man there got arrested for taking a photo up a [...]

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Getting an apology

Stories | on February, 24, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

Once walking at night a guy stepped in front of me then when I moved over he did as well. I was freaked out but yelled at him that he was a jerk and asked him how he would feel if I was his sister or girlfriend. He then apologized. Share on Facebook

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BACK UP! Street harassment video

Administrator | on February, 23, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGWIVNFGuiA] “Sidewalks, street crossings, corridors, and concrete are hostile territory for women and girls who experience verbal and physical assault from men on a daily basis. This is the official trailer for the feature length documentary that explores how women deal with this daily violence. It will especially look at how women are fighting back [...]

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It happens in Nepal, too

Administrator | on February, 18, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

Public transportation seems to be a great place for men to harass women. From India to Mexico to Japan to New York City to London, it is not an uncommon experience. Now I know it’s a problem in Nepal, too, thanks to a recent news article. “Commuting in congested public transport vehicles is an ordeal [...]

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Cowardly drive-by harassers

Stories | on February, 17, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

I was at a trailer park visiting family and walking back to their site from the restroom along the side of the roadway.  A car drove past with 3 people inside, and the male in the front passenger seat yelled “Cow!” at me as they drove past. All three started laughing, and I’m left walking [...]

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V Day

Administrator, Stories | on February, 14, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

Today is V-Day and people around the U.S. and world are taking action to end men’s violence against women. Access anti-violence resources, find an event in your community, and/or donate to help support the movement. Today I volunteered with the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. I do so a few times each month as [...]

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