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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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San Francisco Man Stabbedy by Harasser

male perspective, News stories | on November, 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Trigger Warning. Via Jezebel “A San Francisco man was stabbed and sustained life threatening injuries simply because he dared to ask a catcaller to leave his girlfriend alone.” This is one of several stories from the past year where a father, boyfriend or male bystander stood up for a harassed woman and was hurt (or [...]

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Why We Shouldn’t Lose Sight of Full Equality

LGBTQ, male perspective, street harassment | on October, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Cross-posted with permission from the author Patrick McNeil, our board member, from the Huffington Post Late last week, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel found that the Department of the Army had discriminated against Tamara Lusardi based on her gender identity in a significant ruling that said Lusardi’s restricted daily movement “constituted discriminatory harassment under the guiding [...]

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“Blowing kisses while licking his lips”

male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on October, 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I’d like to share my story to show that it happens to men as well.  I’ve actually experienced it several times since I moved here.  And I don’t mean the “faggot” or “queer” kind of catcalling that many gay men experience – that doesn’t seem to be an issue in most parts of this city. [...]

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USA: “Men harassing women represents a loss for everyone “

correspondents, male perspective, street harassment | on September, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Daniel Burdick, CA, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent I’m truly honored to be a correspondent for the Stop Street Harassment blog.  As you have probably noted by my photo, I could actually be one of the perpetrators of sordid public-performance graffiti.  The intention of Stop Street Harassment is to include men in this discussion; and this [...]

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“Raise hell every where you have a voice”

male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on June, 07, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

It’s been over a year and I’ve done nothing. I’ve walked side by side with my best friend and heard the cat calls. I’ve seen the unwarranted leering and threatening gestures. I’ve seen her have to cross the street in order to avoid a group of men leering. As she grips her arms tightly around [...]

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