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#BeThatGuy at the Super Bowl

male perspective, Resources | on February, 01, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

From our friends at Breakthrough: “Going out to a bar or restaurant can be a great way to celebrate the #SuperBowl. You’re with tons of people and have tons of TV screen options. But for many waitresses and bartenders, there’s also tons of sexual harassment. So what can …you do about it? #BeThatGuy who treats [...]

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POP to STOP Street Harassment

Activist Interviews, Advice, Resources, street harassment | on January, 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Rachelle in CA has a new resource for you! Check it out.  “I’m a graphic designer living in California. This last summer, after experiencing repeated harassment while walking around my hometown, I had enough and decided to come up with my own ‘designer’ way to combat street harassment. As a naturally happy, non-confrontational person, I [...]

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Gender and Public Transportation

News stories | on January, 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting article from the World Bank about transportation and gender. Excerpt: “One World Bank Group report, Mainstreaming Gender in Road Transport, highlights the differences between men and women in travel patterns in relation to trip purpose, frequency, and distance of travel. It finds that women make more and more complex trips than men. [...]

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“The objectification of women increases their fears of sexual assault”

News stories, Resources, street harassment | on January, 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Via Vocativ: “In a study published late last week, researchers found the treatment of women as sexual objects has been shown to contribute to anxiety over their physical safety. “Our research supports previous findings that the rampant sexual objectification of women, an act of sexual terrorism, can heighten women’s fears of incurring physical and sexual harm,” [...]

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Harassment for Holding Hands

LGBTQ, street harassment | on January, 14, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Check out the latest Huffington Post article by our board member Patrick McNeil. Here’s an excerpt: “During a talk called “All The Little Things” posted on the TEDx Talks YouTube channel last week, Irish drag queen Panti Bliss – appearing before a crowd in Dublin last September – explained why an act like holding your partner’s [...]

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#WhatMySHSaid

Activist Interviews, street harassment | on January, 13, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Jessica Frankovich wrote a great article about street harassment for GirlSpeak.org and in it she highlights this new awareness-raising project. Here’s an excerpt, but check out her whole piece! “California teen Chloe Parker came up with an idea to help combat the problem of street harassment. On her Instagram, @rebel.grrrl, women from all over the world submit [...]

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Street harassment and women’s equality in Africa

News stories, street harassment | on January, 11, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

There have been numerous incidents of men scrutinizing, harassing, and stripping women of their clothing in the streets from Cameroon to Zimbabwe, from Kenya to South Africa as “punishment” for dressing “immodestly.” Sisonke Msimang writes about this alarming practice in a very powerful New York Times piece today and how street harassment is connected to women’s equality. This is [...]

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