Story Submissions Recap:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: There were 5 stories from contributors in Vancouver, London, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Delhi.
- HollaBack Chicago: 2 new stories
- HollaBack DC!: 9 new stories
- HollaBackLDN: 9 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 5 new stories
- HollaBack UK: 10 new stories
In the News, On the Blogs:
- Bitch Media, “Feelin’ Pervy: GQ’s “Pantless Saturdays“
- UNICEF, “UNICEF supports efforts to end sexual harassment of girls and women in Bangladesh“
- Men’s Anti-Violence Council’s Blog, “Conversing with the street harasser“
- Britticisms, “When a girl is a woman“
- MadCrazies, “I guess my reactions to street harassment are unusual?“
- Ibn Ibn Battatu, “Hating Hijabs or Badgering Blondes: What’s the Difference?“
- Clutch Magazine, “Bottom Heavy“
- Teen Source, “What can a video game do to stop street harassment?“
- Alas! A Blog, “On ‘Hey Baby’ And The Invisibility Of Managing Sexual Harassment (Invisible To Men, I Mean)“
- Stop Street Harassment, “Connections between street harassment and sex work“
- Vote for HollaBack DC! in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge
- Vote for HollaBack NYC in the Paperless Choice Digital Fundraising Challenge
- Call for Artists: Women and Mobility in the City Exhibition (via Jagori)
- RightRides is looking for volunteers in NYC
- The book Stop Street Harassment is out Aug. 30. Pre-order it today!
10 Street Harassment Tweets from the Week:
- Mdotwrites Just had a street harassment moment on Rhode Is. + 3rd. I felt Like Oprah in Color Purple right before she goes to jail.
- ethuiel Is barking the new catcall? Twice or thrice I would shrug, but this is confusing – I thought “woof” applied to dogs, not girls?
- lpipes just angrily confronted a man who was following me down the street taking pics of me #HARASSMENT/STALKING
- mmmbutters @blondemonde someone catcalled me from a PROFESSIONAL truck, so I called the number & told their boss.
- tromano #1 reason I do not miss living in nyc? continuous sexual harassment on the street. continuous http://hollabacknyc.blogspot.com/
- RENEGADE_C Working downtown equals street harassment. #LeaveMeTheFuckAlone
- ShelbyKnox Reps from @ihollaback talking about street harassment. Male rep: ” I lived in a different city than female friends…it was a power dynamic”
- Hkearl Connections between street harassment and sex work http://tinyurl.com/26f7b36
- KiangaEllis @iHollaback I’m different since reading about you. I believe together we can change the culture. Women will go froth harassment free
- Chris__Richards Washington ladies: Does DC have the worst street harassment in America? Seems insanely over the top here.
Resource of the Week:
- The website “A Woman in Cairo” (focuses on public sexual harassment in Cairo)