Story Submissions Recap:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 3 new stories from people in Virginia, Ohio, and Wales
- HollaBack DC!: 5 new stories
- HollaBack LDN: 3 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 13 new stories
- HollaBack PGH!: 1 new story
- HollaBack San Jose: 1 new story
In the News, On the Blogs:
- WorldHum, “My Own Mexican Revolution“
- New York Times, “A Personal Story of Sexual Harassment“
- Los Angeles Times, “EGYPT: Activists plan online map to track sexual harassment“
- The Times of India, “MTC identifies bus routes prone to sexual harassment“
- Elevated Difference & Gender Across Borders both ran a book review of Stop Street Harassment
- Some of the iphone app coverage: New York Times; ABC news; Huffington Post; Geek Feminsim; Legal Momentum; Paradigm Shift; AOL; New York Lawyer Success; WPIX 11; Igniting Change
- Help Hollaback spread to cities across the world at my.ihollaback.org. 5 days to go!
- Star in HollaBack DC!’s first PSA
- Are you in Egypt? Use HarassMap to report your street harassers
- Have an iPhone? Download a new iPhone app that lets you report street harassers!
- Take a street harassment survey for a Toronto-based group working to address this problem with an iPhone app
- Via Change.org: Tell New York City Council to Fund Anti-Street Harassment Advocacy & Services
Ten Tweets from the Week:
- HollabackPGH don’t whistle @ me while i’m riding my bike dwn yr street. i’m just tryng 2 enjoy the sun & buy olive oil #streetharassment
- sospokesaroj: #amanshouldnot catcall a girl. Who in their right mind thinks girls actually respond favorably to that?
- annikaleigh Most confusing catcall ever: “hey! Youre kinda…not ugly cute.” At least be clever when youre objectifying me, idiot.
- mz_laf: I almost had to karate chop this dude in the Train station. He tried to grab me. I am not the one | Damn shame #StreetHarassment
- RevoltRealWomen Just b/c a woman has chosen 2 exercise her freedom 2 walk down the same st as you, does NOT give u the right 2 assault & harass her
- SamKusek Guys who harass women on the street make ladies feel like they’re unsafe anywhere but their own homes. It takes us back two steps.
- TheSceneSerene #angryblackwomantweet death to dudes that want to publically harass and embarrass u on the street.
- kaalakawaa Even if a person walked down the street in a micro-mini, the harassment is the fault of the harasser not the harassed
- JessiDG: “Paranoia is a female rite of passage.” #streetharassment and @FourSquare http://shar.es/0BMdQ
- buttersburke There is an app that counters street harassment from guys??? Does it shoot & kill them instantly??