2010 November

Unsafe in downtown Cleveland

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

The other night, I went out for drinks with a couple of friends in downtown Cleveland. As we were walking back to our car, a man starts shouting out a car window that he likes one of our asses. He goes on and on and then finally yells as the they turn the corner, “I [...]

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“Most of the time the men don’t say anything, they just try to touch me”

Stories, street harassment | on November, 29, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

I hate it!!! I thought it was only my problem because I always get told “take it as a compliment, he thinks you are pretty.” I was harassed so many times. Mostly in tram or bus. I am a very shy person, I never go to clubs or bars or suspect dark streets. I am [...]

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Weekly Blog Round Up: November 28, 2010

hollaback, News stories, Stories, street harassment, weekly round up | on November, 28, 2010 | by | 1 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 people in New Orleans, Wales, Italy, and New York City HollaBack DC!: 3 new stories HollaBack Israel: 8 new stories HollaBack LDN: 3 new stories HollaBack NYC: a ton of new stories! In the [...]

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Police officer harasser in New Orleans

Stories, street harassment | on November, 28, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

I thought I had seen just about every form of harassment until Monday night/ early Tuesday morning. I had posted an incident on this site this past summer. The cop that I had given the benefit of the doubt to, thinking maybe he just didn’t witness me being attacked, ended up being the worst harasser I [...]

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Saddening: when women tell other women to just “deal” with street harassment

Stories, street harassment | on November, 25, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

So here we go. Another week of idiots thinking they can hiss and catcall to me. For no reason at all. Ok so it hasn’t been all that bad this time but it still left me feeling annoyed. Harasser 1) I’m sitting on a bus with my boyfriend, then we decide to move seats because [...]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence 2010

News stories | on November, 25, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Today marks the start of 16 days of activism against gender violence. Aside from writing this quick blog post, I didn’t do anything to mark the day. I’m in India this week and I spent the day visiting the Taj Mahal. It took 10 hours to go the round-trip distance of 250 miles. I saw [...]

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International conference on women’s safety and NYC flasher caught

street harassment | on November, 24, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Today was the final day of the 3rd International Conference on Women’s Safety: Building Inclusive Cities, in Delhi, India. I presented yesterday about sexual harassment on public transportation and also learned SO much from more than 200 women and men from 40 countries across the three day conference. I know I will be thinking, researching, [...]

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