Story Submissions Recap:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 9 new stories from people in Virginia; Georgia; Lebanon; Wales; Illinois; London (1 & 2); Michigan, & one undisclosed location.
- HollaBack DC!: 3 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 8 new stories
- HollaBackLDN: 5 new stories
- HollaBack Savannah: 1 new story
- An amazing anti-street harassment cartoon by @barrydeutsch was reprinted on numerous blogs, including:
- The Root, “Single-Minded: Being Black Abroad“
- Campus Progress, “The Street Harassment Problem“
- Afrique en ligne, “Mauritius to tackle sexual harassment on public transport“
- ABC-CLIO Blog, “Author Guest Post: Holly Kearl on Stopping Street Harassment“
- Bird of Paradox, “Street Harassment part 94“
- Almasryalyoum, “Sexual harassment on the map“
- UK Feminista, “Help to Stop Street Harassment“
- Sept 10: Stop Street Harassment Book Release Event in NYC
- Sept. 16: “Hey, You, Can I Get a Smile?” One-Woman Show, NYC
- 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!
- HollaBack NYC is looking for interns
- RightRides is looking for interns & volunteers in NYC
10 Tweets from the Week:
- hjoy27 I would love to know when a catcall in the street has illicited a legitimate response from anyone, EVER. Other than “f*ck you”. just sayin
- watchmewalk I’m walking down the street and this lame says “can I harass you?” Was that supposed to be witty?
- TasashaH @yesmagazine #SayYesSat to learning about street harassment,how to raise awareness of it and strategies to end it #stopstreetharassment
- RahsaanKhalid Deep! “@mencanstoprape: Male privilege is main reason behind street harassment. Some men feel it’s their right to “compliment” a woman”
- tigistselam There is no other place in the city where street harassment is *that* prevalent #Harlem.
- harassmap: Harassmap in the news, we are coming very soon! http://bit.ly/aBlod4 #Egypt #sexualharassment
- THEMissSharma So much harassment on my lunch break just walkin down the street downtown. I’m gettin a taser n I’m gonna start tasin. Lol
- JaRonEdwards I just seen 5 police harass a teenage girl walking down the street. So I stopped and I aint leaving. #Fuckpoliceharrassmet
- MC1RK Why is it that the grosser i look the more dudes feel entitled to catcall/chat me up?what about dirty hair&ratty shorts says TAKE ME NOW?gah
- AAUW: Every man knows someone who has been harassed. Don’t minimize issue, support the women in your lives. #SSHMNT