2010 September

Street harassment in El Salvador & Costa Rica

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

Hi! i’m half Costa Rican, half Salvadorean, i’m surprised that this happens in so many places! and how often! In both countries El Salvador and Costa Rica you’ll listen the same story, we all women are tired of this situation!!!! no matter if we wear a garbage bag (those big black ones) the only fact [...]

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Ken Livingstone, London mayoral candidate, takes on street harassment

News stories | on September, 29, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

This has been a big month for the London Anti Street Harassment (LASH) Campaign! In early September, they met with 2012 London Mayoral candidate Oona King and after the meeting, King agreed to make street harassment one of her campaign platforms! This week LASH sent a letter to London mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone, and now [...]

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Idaho upskirter is jailed

News stories | on September, 29, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

In Idaho, video voyeurism is a felony and that’s why Mario Esquivel-Jimenez is in jail. Two different women caught him trying to take upskirt video footage of them at a Wal*Mart and they contacted the store manager. Then the Boise Police arrested him. Via KTVB: “It’s a felony,” said Lieutenant Steve Myers with Boise Police. [...]

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So many men think they’re entitled to women’s attention

Stories, street harassment | on September, 28, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

I was walking to work today (which, ironically, is working at a nonprofit devoted to ending domestic violence), and on the way there, got hissed and whistled at. I brushed this off, didn’t think about it really anymore. Then on my way home, 2 men stared at me and one leered and said, “Miss, you [...]

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Is Stop Street Harassment available at your library?

street harassment | on September, 27, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

I love visiting libraries and checking out books. Growing up, on Saturday afternoons my sisters and I usually accompanied our dad while he ran errands. Often the first stop was the local library. My sisters and I would pick out several books and start reading them as soon as we got to the car. Sometimes [...]

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Weekly Round Up: September 26, 2010

Events, hollaback, News stories, Stories, street harassment, weekly round up | on September, 26, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Story Submissions Recap: I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story! Stop Street Harassment Blog: 4 new stories from women in New York City (1 and 2), London, and Massachusetts. HollaBack Chicago: 2 new stories HollaBack DC!: 4 new stories HollaBack NYC: 7 new stories HollaBackLDN: 5 new stories HollaBack [...]

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Street harasser sent home from work

Stories, street harassment | on September, 25, 2010 | by | 6 Comments

I work as a dog walker in NYC, and one afternoon I was walking one of my dogs and waiting at the corner of an intersection for a light to change. As I stood there, a truck for a very well-known delivery company drove by. The driver of the truck turned to ogle me (as [...]

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