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Masculinty U’s Hounds are against Harassment!

anti-street harassment week, HoundsAgainstHarassment, male perspective, street harassment | on April, 04, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Love these #HoundsagainstHarassment submissions from our friends MasculinityU for International Anti-Street Harassment Week! Share on Facebook

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Men: Speak out against street harassment, March 30 – April 5 (and always)

anti-street harassment week, male perspective, street harassment | on March, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

International Anti-Street Harassment Week starts in just 5 days!! While women are the main targets of street harassment, entire families and communities are impacted by it — when women aren’t as safe in public spaces, everyone suffers. And so it’s in men’s best interest to get involved in challenging street harassment, and, as the main [...]

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USA: Silent Allies

correspondents, male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on March, 06, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Joe Samalin, New York City, NY, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent (Content Notice for sexist language used in street harassment) I have worked in their neighborhood for almost two years now and still don’t understand them. Their culture, dress, and mannerisms are so different from my own I’m uncomfortable around them. When I leave work to [...]

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USA: Male Privilege of Not Knowing

correspondents, male perspective, street harassment | on February, 03, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Joe Samalin, New York City, NY, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent During a sexual violence prevention training with 40 enlisted air force men (‘airmen’), one young white man stood up and said that he had never thought about this issue before, until early one morning during a deployment overseas a few years ago. As he awoke [...]

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“That Stuff Actually Happens?”

male perspective, street harassment | on January, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, I explained my internship with Stop Street Harassment to a male friend. He immediately asked me, “What is street harassment?” I explained that it can include, but is not limited to, honks, whistles, crude comments, uncomfortable leering, or even unwanted physical contact. I expected some sort of heartfelt response. Instead, he surprised [...]

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Men, We Need YOU

male perspective, street harassment | on December, 29, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

“Men, take your masks off. Men, take responsibility…. Men, don’t think that it has to be this way. Men, if you can make the world safer — wouldn’t you? Men, you can. Men, we need you to be courageous and more than a bystander…” #StopRapeCulture Share on Facebook

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South Africa: How not to pick up women in SA

correspondents, male perspective, News stories | on December, 27, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

By: Gcobani Qambela, South Africa, SSH Correspondent, with Rethabile Mashale* City Press ran a news article on Sunday (22 December) by Charl du Plessis titled “The art of picking up women in SA”. The article on Pick Up Artist SA’s boot camp on picking up women is about “the secret psychological techniques that will help [...]

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