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Get signed book for $20 donation

street harassment | on December, 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Let me help you with your feminist holiday gift shopping. Anyone who donates $20+ by tomorrow, Friday, December 19, 3 p.m. ET, can request a personalized, signed copy of the 50 Stories about Stopping Street Harassers book + SSH stickers and I will mail it in the 4 p.m. mail. After you donate, email me [...]

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“If only I wasn’t in my car right now.”

Stories, street harassment | on December, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was fifteen years old and I was walking to work after school across a highway overpass. There weren’t very many cars on the street, and I noticed this car with two men in it driving slower than normal slightly behind me. They looped around the block 3 times so they kept passing me and [...]

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DC Justice for All March

street harassment | on December, 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I attended the Justice for All rally and march in Washington, DC today. We need police reform and we need to work toward a society where there is no racism, sexism, homophobia, discrimination, etc. #BlackLivesMatter #StandUpDontShoot #JusticeforAll Via the Washington Post: “Thousands of demonstrators streamed down Pennsylvania Avenue on Saturday, shouting “Black lives matter,” “Hands [...]

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“The problem is men’s entitlement.”

Stories, street harassment | on December, 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I’ve had many very uncomfortable encounters when out in public in London. Here are a few that I want to share: I was taking the bus one time and this man loudly starts asking me to sit next to him and refers to me as “darling”. He did this 3 or 4 times. I didn’t [...]

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Viral Videos from Latin America Address Street Harassment

Resources, street harassment | on December, 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Yes! More viral videos on street harassment, this time from Latin America. Via Global Voices Online: “In Peru, street harassment is a reality that many women have to deal with, even on public transportation.Natalia Málaga, a former volleyball player who now coaches the Peruvian national women’s team, is the face of the “Sílbale a tu madre” (Catcall [...]

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“Girl in a Country Song” Tackles Street Harassment

News stories, street harassment | on December, 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

This has been a HUGE year or talking about street harassment, including in country music! “Girl in a Country Song” just became the #1 country song in the USA and I am loving how the teenage singers Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye call out harassers and men who disrespect women! “I hear you over there [...]

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“I’m done with people thinking that street harassment is a joke”

Stories, street harassment | on December, 04, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Three times a week I take the bus home from my job as a nanny back to my house. The bus stop is located on a busy street, comprised of many people returning home from work at the end of the day. I am never waiting for more than about 10 minutes at this stop, [...]

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