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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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“Lost my urge to grope women”

male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on June, 23, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Lost my urge to grope women on the subway when I was 17 after some tall blonde 35ish year old lady found it necessary to slam her knee into my junk. That one hurt like a MF. Now, whenever I get the urge to grope, the memory of that knee rings “stop” like a siren […]

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Afghanistan: No excuse for street harassment

anti-street harassment week, male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on April, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Guest Blog Post for International Anti-Street Harassment Week 2015 To be honest, I didn’t understand Afghan women’s problems till I got engaged. Before that, I was living in a family of men. I have three brothers and no biological sisters living with us. My mother is a traditional woman who believes that in-order to go […]

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Kenyan program improves boys’ attitudes towards girls

male perspective, News stories, Resources | on March, 26, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

We need this kind of programming in every country, every school! Via Reuters: “The schoolboy watched as a man tried to remove the nappy of a little girl he was dragging along a Nairobi riverbank, suspecting that he was going to rape her. Having been trained to defend girls against sexual assault, the boy called […]

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Afghan men promote women’s rights, Indian men harass girls

male perspective, News stories, street harassment | on March, 06, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Via HuffPost: “A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women’s rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women. The hardline Taliban forced women to wear burqas in public during their rule in the 1990s and concern […]

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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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USA: Yik Yak Messages Promote a Culture of Harassment

correspondents, male perspective, street harassment | on January, 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Tyler Bradley, Michigan, USA Blog Correspondent Up until a year ago or so, I hadn’t considered street harassment as being as prevalent in small communities like the one I live in. I’m enrolled at Saginaw Valley State University, a mid-sized public institution in Mid-Michigan with a student population of about 9,800. I always considered it being […]

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