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Apply to be a 2015 Safe Public Spaces Mentoring Team or Sponsor a Team!

SSH programs, street harassment | on June, 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR OUR 2015 SAFE PUBLIC SPACES MENTORING PROGRAM! DUE JULY 15, 2015 What is it? Our mentoring program empowers people to consider what efforts might decrease street harassment in their community, and then propose and carry out a project. Across four months, selected activists receive advice, network connections, input, and up to […]

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Late June 2015 News Roundup

News stories | on June, 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Here are some of the stories relevant to street harassment I’ve read the last two weeks: Canada: “OC Transpo to launch new online tool for reporting harassment” “OC Transpo will launch a new online tool to make it easier to report harassment on its buses next week — nearly two years after promising it. The […]

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Video: Street harassment takes a toll

LGBTQ, male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on June, 25, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Conversations About Street Harassment is an interview series, created by transgender activist Charlie Kerr (the co-chair of The Trevor Project’s Youth Advisory Council) and mixed media visual artist Randon Rosenbohm. It explores a diverse group of young peoples’ experiences with street harassment through an intersectional lens. This is the first video in the series and […]

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Charleston Shooting, Race, and Sexual Violence

News stories, race | on June, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Yesterday, a white supremacist terrorist went to a Black church in Charleston and murdered nine people, six women and three men (read about them. My thoughts go out to their loved ones). This level of premeditated violence and hate is hard to comprehend, particularly at a place that is supposed to be peaceful and safe. […]

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Nicaragua Street Harassment Report Release

SSH programs, street harassment | on June, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Our 2014 Safe Public Spaces Mentoring Team Observatorio Contra el Acoso Callejero, Nicaragua, surveyed 900 women about street harassment in the city of Managua in the last months of 2014. More than fifteen volunteers interviewed women ages 14-55 at bus stops across the city. You can read about their preliminary results here. Today they are […]

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Andrea Farrington, Murdered for Reporting Sexual Harassment

News stories | on June, 15, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Over the weekend, I was so saddened and outraged to read that Alexander Kozak, a security guard at a mall in Iowa, point blank shot a 20-year-old young woman named Andrea Farrington because she (and other women) had reported him for sexual harassment. He finally lost his job over it, and in retaliation, he murdered […]

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GIRLS!!! NOT FOR SALE

street harassment | on June, 14, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

This poem is by F.Jesril Bastina It’s a tale, of the daughter of India! A tale of a young girl so pale Being brutally raped and killed by a ferocious male. She began her day with a fine sunshine, And ended her day with an inhuman pain. Now it’s time to explain, the real agony […]

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