2011 May

Appropriate way to pay a compliment at a club/bar

Stories, street harassment | on May, 31, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

I thought it would be worth sharing a positive story: Frequently when the subject of street harassment comes up, men seem to have questions as to what mode of communication is appropriate when wanting to compliment or indicate interest in a woman. While certain behaviors are clearly offensive, others are more nebulous, so I always [...]

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New film: “Do they think we like it?”

Resources, street harassment | on May, 31, 2011 | by | 1 Comments

I’m excited to share another new film about street harassment (in the past few days I’ve shared ones from Cape Town, South Africa; Delhi, India; and Philadelphia, USA). This one is from England. Here’s the description on YouTube: “A short film about street harassment that was researched, designed, scripted, filmed, directed and edited by volunteers [...]

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“No groping” on buses in Colombia

News stories, Resources, street harassment | on May, 31, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Via Love Matters in the Netherlands: “We don’t need that kind of support,” runs the slogan on a poster showing a man thrusting himself up against a woman. “We don’t want that hand,” reads another ‘no groping’ poster. They’re part of a campaign against sexual harassment on the buses of Colombia’s capital Bogota, set up [...]

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Anti-street harassment film out of Cape Town, South Africa

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on May, 30, 2011 | by | 1 Comments

This important new anti-street harassment video was created by filmmaker Pascale Neuschäfer. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa, and she agreed to answer a few questions about herself and the film. Stop Street Harassment (SSH): Please tell me a bit about yourself and why you decided to make this film. Pascale Neuschäfer (PN): I [...]

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Employer threatens to fire anyone who calls police about harassment incident

male perspective, Stories | on May, 30, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This did not happen to me. It happened to a life-long female friend of my sister. To protect their identities, I’m not going to say any names of people or places. At work, one of her male co-workers drilled a hole in a wall to the women’s bathroom and spied on her when she was [...]

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Street Harassment Snapshot: May 29, 2011

street harassment | on May, 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Read stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past week and find relevant announcements and upcoming street harassment events. Street Harassment Stories: I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story! You can read new street harassment stories on the Web from the past week at: [...]

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Street harassment at Tahrir Square during May 27 protest

male perspective, News stories | on May, 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Stop Street Harassment ally Ahmed Awadalla has an important post at his blog Rebel with a Cause about the street harassment of a famous Egyptian actress during the May 27 protest in Tahrir Square. “Yesterday was an important day for the revolution. Protesters took Tahrir square again to assert revolution’s demands. Islamists groups decided not [...]

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