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Slam Poet Addresses Street Harassment

Stories, street harassment | on July, 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Anyone like poetry? Venessa Marco, a slam poet, just wrote and performed this poem called “Patriarchy” that addresses street harassment at the 2014 Women of the World Poetry Slam. At this slam, 72 female poets from around the world compete for the honor of being the WoWPS champion. Via Bustle: “Although Marco didn’t nab the [...]

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Lindsey confronts her harassers

Stories, street harassment | on July, 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Last month Lindsey, the creator of Cards Against Harassment, wrote about her project for our blog. She’s handed out her cards to 25-30 harassers since then! Via Buzzfeed: “She believes her method isn’t for everyone or every situation, especially when personal safety is at risk. But for her, the experience has been an opportunity to [...]

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Documentary about Street Harassment in DC

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on July, 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I first met Dienna Howard in 2008 when I was doing research for my first book. She had run the blog Golden Silence about street harassment for a few years and was outspoken on the issue so I knew she’s be a perfect person to interview. We’ve remained friends and activist allies ever since then, [...]

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Apply for 2014 Safe Public Spaces Mentoring

SSH programs | on July, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Stop Street Harassment (SSH)’s Safe Public Spaces Mentoring program empowers people to consider what efforts might decrease street harassment in their community, and then propose and carry out a project. Across three months, selected activists receive advice, network connections, input, and up to $250 for expenses from SSH. In 2013 we worked with three pilot [...]

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To clarify what SSH is about

street harassment | on July, 14, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Ever since the #YouOkSis tweet chat on Thursday focused on Black women’s experiences with #streetharassment, a bunch of people on twitter have been attacking me, saying I started the hashtag (@FeministaJones did) and the whole movement against street harassment (yeah right, women have been organizing against this issue for 100+ years) in order to push [...]

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Today at Noon EDT: #YouOkSIS? Tweet Chat

Resources, Stories, street harassment | on July, 10, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Via News One: “If you’re a woman, there’s a good chance you may have been harassed on the street. Have you ever wanted to someone to help you when you were in that most uncomfortable situation? Or if you’re a man, have you seen a woman being harassment on the street but wasn’t sure how [...]

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Serial Groper on NYC Subway Stops Because of PSAs

News stories, street harassment | on July, 09, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

DISGUSTING AND DESPICABLE!!! Via NY Daily News: “For decades, John had a routine: Get up. Get dressed. Look for someone to sexually abuse on the way to work. “I’d go into the subway thinking, ‘I’m going to find someone to touch’ and invariably I would,” John said. “If I didn’t, I just didn’t. But I [...]

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