Story Submissions Recap:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 11 stories from people in East Jerusalem, Israel; South Wales (1, 2, & 3); Paris, France; Washington, DC; Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy; Victoria, Canada (1 & 2); and Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- HollaBack DC!: 7 new stories
- HollaBack Chicago: 2 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 4 new stories
- HollaBackLDN: 9 new stories
- The Independent, “Concern over eve teasing cases“
- The Guardian, “The readers’ room: what you thought of G2 this week“
- Alas, a Blog, “The Dark Side of Being Pretty“
- Stop Street Harassment, “There will be no equality as long as women are harassed in public places” (Women’s Equality Day post)f
- Paradigm Shift, “Hey, you. Can I get a smile?: Leah King One-Woman Show“
- No Country for Young Women, “Emily May, Social Entrepreneur: Talking About a Revolution“
- 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
- Welcome HollaBack Como (Columbia, MS) and HollaBack STHLM (Stockholm, Sweden)
- If you live in London, take a survey about street harassment on the London Anti-Street Harassment Campaign’s website and help influence mayoral policy
- The book Stop Street Harassment is available online!
- Vote for HollaBack NYC in the Paperless Choice Digital Fundraising Challenge
- HollaBack NYC is looking for interns
- RightRides is looking for interns & volunteers in NYC
10 Tweets from the Week:
- missandrealuise Want to influence mayoral policy on street harassment? See London Anti Street Harassment (LASH) Campaign’s survey: www.lashcampaign.org
- Eliza “street harassment is on the same spectrum of violence against women” SO TRUE.
- StreetHarassmnt Man riding bike sneering at Laura & I falls over curb because he was too focused on us hot ladies! There is a god!
- CatCall “Hey pretty!” on Ave C. I’m starting to think C stands for CatCall.
- ThatWasLaura Seriously man? “Helloooo nurse?” what the fuck kind of catcall is that? I’m not a cartoon.
- motheroflight What is it, Catcall Thurs? I guess the men of downtown arent ready 4 the return of skinny jeans&books. #StopCallingMeHoney
- stephenlacour It’s 2010 and I can’t believe that old gross dudes still catcall random girls so hard.
- kitchentop fuck u asshole who specifically stuck yr hand out 2 grope me as i passed u on the sidewalk. #streetharassment
- TheOpEdProject Over 80% of women are harassed, just for walking on the street. Check out new book by @hkearl Stop Street Harassment http://bit.ly/a4E8Mw
- SakuraChica I will be reading “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women” by @hkearl. “catcalling” is NOT a compliment.