2010 March

Two street harassment surveys

street harassment | on March, 31, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Please help researchers who are studying street harassment by taking their online surveys! #1:  Via HollaBack NYC: Louise Dreier, a graduate student at Columbia, is doing research on how street harassment affects the ways women use and exist in New York City and how the built environment affects street harassment.Lord knows this field needs more [...]

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Welcome to 2006…or at least 2009, CNN

News stories | on March, 30, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Warning – Possibly Triggering On the CNN homepage is an article about the horrible Japanese video game RapeLay. In the game, players can grope girls on the subway and rape them in various locations. I covered this disgusting game twice last year, including linking to Equality Now’s call to action to write to various groups [...]

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Three London Harassment Recollections

Stories, street harassment | on March, 30, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

#1: Bus stop on Tottenham Court Road near The Astoria, approx 3 a.m.: I was standing waiting for the bus with my friend when a couple of guys came over and shouted at us, “I’ve never seen a white girl before, I want you to sit on my face!” and did gross hand actions related [...]

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“Fat Cow” meets Arsch Lecker

Stories, street harassment | on March, 30, 2010 | by | 1 Comments

I was in the Bahnhoff of a small city in Bavaria on the second floor, headed for the restroom. This guy turns the stairs and walks toward me. He catches my eye and I can see him suck in a breath and get ready to say something. I’m tired, I have to pee, I have [...]

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“Can I walk with you?”…No.

Stories, street harassment | on March, 30, 2010 | by | 1 Comments

A block southeast of Newport on the Levee, just past the peace bell, this creepy, really old white guy asks me and my cousin, “Hey ladies, can I walk with you?” We never seem to see this coming and are always flustered when it does happen. We just sped up and said something like no. [...]

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Weekly Round Up March 28, 2010

hollaback, News stories, Resources, Stories, street harassment | on March, 28, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Stories: I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story! On this blog, a woman in Dawson Creek, BC, Canada tells how an older man stalked her for years when she was a teenager, a woman in Edmonton, AB, Canada, had a man follow her for several blocks before demanding she [...]

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“Can’t even go on a coffee break…”

Stories, street harassment | on March, 26, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

Yesterday I was walking across 17th St. (at the intersection with K St. in Washington, DC) on my way to meet someone for coffee. As I stepped back up onto the sidewalk from the street, a guy on the corner said to me, “Hey there, beautiful.” I just ignored him and continued walking by. After [...]

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