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Thank You 2nd Cohort and Welcome 3rd Cohort of Blog Correspondents

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

Many thanks to our second cohort of blog correspondents this year. They tackled topics like reproductive rights, school dress codes, slut shaming, hitchhiking, the generational divide, how technology can help street harassment happen, and several of them conducted interviews with street harassment activists in their community. Meet the Correspondents of the Third Cohort of 2015 […]

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Labour candidate Corbyn wants to tackle street harassment in the UK!

News stories, street harassment | on August, 26, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

UPDATE: His campaign sent me this on 8/28: Here’s a quote we just gave to the Guardian on the women-only carriages controversy specifically: “This is one of seven policy ideas that have arisen from issues raised by women, asking women for their views on how best to deal with harassment in public spaces. These policies are […]

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Los Angeles passengers under 18 years old face high rates of unwanted touching

News stories, public harassment | on August, 25, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Here is the latest study about harassment on the Los Angeles, California, transit system (via the LA Times): “Recent survey data from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority suggests nearly one in five riders — 19% — has experienced some form of harassment this year. Seven percent have been fondled or groped, and 8% have been subject […]

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End of August News Round-Up

News stories | on August, 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Here are the articles I’ve been reading over the past two weeks! Check out the photos of teenage girls in Brooklyn as they create a mural depicting street harassers as zombies! BK Magazine: “Catcallers Turn into Zombies in this Anti-Street Harassment Mural” “Painted by 20 young women, ages 15 to 21, the mural depicts catcallers as drooling […]

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On a day of happiness, I could not escape street harassment

Stories, street harassment | on August, 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

My partner and I have been together for more than 12 years. For a number of reasons (including same-sex marriage now being legal across the USA) we did a civil service to legally marry earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, while my partner was there on business. We got our license, walked a building […]

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New Stop Global Street Harassment Book!

Resources, street harassment | on August, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

UPDATE: THE BOOK IS OUT! You can purchase it here. Google is selling ebooks for 20% off! Read an excerpt from the introduction. I’m so excited to announce that I have a new book coming out on August 30, 2015!! Out of the heightened media attention to the issue of street harassment last fall following […]

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Meet our 2015 Safe Public Spaces Mentoring Program Teams

SSH programs, street harassment | on August, 16, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Meet our 2015 Safe Public Spaces Mentoring Program mentees! They come from four countries, three continents. Through the end of 2015, we will hold weekly check-ins, offer advice, materials and a small monetary stipend for the projects they proposed. Each team will write at least two blog posts about their projects (mid-way and at the […]

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