Story Submissions Recap:
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- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 4 new stories from people in Illinois, the UK, Virginia, and Ohio.
- HollaBack DC!: 3 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 3 new stories
- HollaBackLDN: 8 new stories
- HollaBack Toronto: 1 new story
In the News, On the Blogs:
- The Gloss, “Why Are Catcalls That Upsetting?“
- TBD, “Holly Kearl on getting harassed in the street and fighting back in print“
- The WIP, “Stop Street Harassment: Working for Safer Streets for Women Everywhere“
- GW Hatchet, “Alum seeks to curb street harassment“
- London Anti-Street Harassment Campaign, “London Mayoral Candidate Oona King writes Street Harassment into her Policy“
- Beyond Retrograde, “The big debate – wolf whistling! compliment or abuse?“
- Dainty Inferno, “First rule of the subway: Do not talk on the subway“
- Decriminalize LA, “Anti-Prostitution Laws and Street Harassment Go Hand in Hand“
- The Dawn Chorus, “Street harassment: tone vs. content“
Sept. 16: “Hey, You, Can I Get a Smile?” One-Woman Show, NYC
- Help HollaBack NYC in the paperless challenge – if they win they can revamp their website. Voting ends this week so vote now!
- 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:
- Phoenix_Noire No offense to all of my male friends, but you don’t “get” me on the same level as my sisters. When I have to explain street harassment? No.
- jennpozner We fail our boys as a culture wen we teach them that #streetharassment is their imperative. @ihollaback
- CA_Young Hating having to be a guy telling another guy to stop shooting down a woman’s experience of street harassment. I shouldn’t have to.
- plannedaccident Okay men who harass me: 1. I’m not ur baby so don’t refer to me as such when u don’t know me 2. Don’t catcall/beep at me while I’m walking.
- zoeylarsen If you turn “good morning” into a catcall, you need not be allowed in public.
- ashleyrebeccah Guy on street harasses me & when I don’t respond he says “ur supposed 2say TY!” Rly, I’m supposed to TY for harassing me? #streetharassment
- iHollaback: Just got off the phone with Hollaback Pittsburgh. Their launch is scheduled for Oct, but they are already kicking ass!
- lashcampaign London Mayoral candidate Oona King will ensure local authorities recognize street harassment as violence against women http://oona4mayor.com
- ashley_dodson I’m so sick of sexually hrsmnt in public. Spread awareness of street harassment. Men & women can bring an end 2 it.
- ears_of_steam overheard a dad explain 2 daughter what #streetharassment is, & how “u don’t have to stand there & be nice.”