Story Submissions Recap:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 5 stories from people in Alberta, Canada; Baltimore, MD; Isle of Wight, UK; Delhi, India; and Leeds, UK.
- HollaBack DC!: 2 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 3 new stories
- HollaBackLDN: 14 new stories
- HollaBack UK: 1 new story
In the News, On the Blogs:
- Washington Post, “Man accused of spraying semen led a normal life“
- Christian Science Monitor, “Sexual harassment in Egypt: Why men blame women“
- AFP, “Indonesian railway launches women-only carriages“
- Guardian, “Record and ridicule: Female cyclists expose sexist idiots online“
- Washington Blade, “Transwoman sexually assaulted near Dupont Circle“
- Guardian, “The end of street harassment”
- Ms. Blog, “Stop Hitting on Me“
- My Fault, I’m Female, “Your Friend, the Street Harasser“
- 700 Stories, “Start Your Day With Street Harassment!“
- Newsjiffy, “Holla back to end sexual harassment“
- Sept. 2: Stop Street Harassment Book Release Event in Washington, D.C.
- Sept 10: Stop Street Harassment Book Release Event in NYC
- Sept. 16: “Hey, You, Can I Get a Smile?” One-Woman Show, NYC
- Vote for HollaBack DC! in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge
- Vote for HollaBack NYC in the Paperless Choice Digital Fundraising Challenge
- HollaBack NYC is looking for interns
- RightRides is looking for interns
- 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 in August. Pre-order it today!
10 Tweets from the Week:
- iHollaback Street harassment always makes me feel weak. I’m strong! So are you. Hollaback at ihollaback.org
- Deodorina say #NO to street harassment.
- feministpundit Amazing! Who knew street harassment could be responsible for a 21st century feminist awakening?
- c_quigley difference between a genuine compliment and street harassment.Sometimes ppl really being nice-we should support that!
- lorenacupcake Creepster honked at me, pulled over, & gestured me in closer like a park pedophile. I yelled “NO!” and mashed, terrified. #streetharassment
- love4duke7blue do i attract creepers? just had a catcall from a pickup truck on the strip…#seriously
- manhattanspeak and #truestory: ive been in heated arguments w ex-boyfriend about “not minding” street harassment.
- UK_Feminista The movement to stop street harassment is growing fast: http://is.gd/evZ6s
- feministpundit @iHollaback ending street harassment is a project for feminists of all ages… and it is an achievable goal. Win-win!
- christ_in_a_fox Campaigning to stop street harassment, yes please! http://gu.com/p/2j6v9/tw
Resource of the Week:
- London Anti-Street Harassment Campaign – They’re getting great press and doing a lot to raise awareness about street harassment and the need to end it!