Read women’s stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past week and find relevant announcements and upcoming street harassment events.
Story Submissions Recap:
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- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 4 new stories from people in Oklahoma, Brazil, Ohio, and Germany
- HollaBack DC!: 7 new stories
- HollaBack Israel: 9 new stories
- HollaBack LDN: 2 new stories
- HollaBack NYC: 30 new stories
In the News, On the Blogs:
- Time, “Malaysia Starts Women-Only Bus Service To Fight Sexual Harassment“
- AFP, “Malaysia launches women-only buses“
- NY Daily News, “Group of Bed-Stuy men, We Make Us Better, escorts pedestrians in wake of robberies“
- RHReality Check, “Sexual Harassers Reflect Larger Social Beliefs“
- The Times of India, “Are you being teased?“
- Jezebel, “The Sexual Reality Of Being A Parisian Woman“
- The Fulcrum, “HollaBack Girl?”
- Mid-Day, “A Tale of Two Cities“
- The Beautiful Struggle, “Real Talk, Wrong Talk“
- Zelda Lily, “Malaysia Introduces Women-Only Buses to Fight Sexual Harassment“
- Idea exChange, “A 21st Century Social Movement: Using Cell Phones to End Street Harassment“
- Dec. 11, 2010: Webinar about writing street harassment op-eds with journalist Elizabeth Mendez Berry, HollaBack ED Emily May, and me, noon – 1:30 p.m. EST. Contact Kira for info (kira DOT zmuda AT gmail.com)
- Dec. 14, 2010: Stop Street Harassment book giveaway and chat about street harassment during AAUW’s Cocktails and Convos at Nage, Washington, DC, 5 – 7 p.m. EST
- Take a survey about your cab use-age for a researcher’s project
- Watch a new anti-street harassment documentary, Objectified
- Are you a college student or work on a campus? Take SAFER’s Winter Break Challenge and help improve campus sexual assault policies across the nation
- November 25 marked the first of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Find an event near you.
- 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:
- rightingteacher Vigorous defense of street harassment from one boy, much concerned about his right to leer and whistle, less so girls’ right to feel safe.
- CatCall Tried to forget the grossest #catcall ever last night: no words just 2 men grunting & moaning in the most explicit way as I walked by. Eww!
- SurvJustice @StopStHarassmnt I love your cause, street harassment needs to stop and not be excused or ignored
- driftmako @bridraffen it isn’t intended to “work,” like most street harassment it is about the man performing/exerting power over you
- meredithmo A bit of good, old-fashioned street harassment, English-style, circa 1959: http://ow.ly/3jIzA
- iHollaback Hollaback (verb): To respond in a badass way to street harassment, to tell your story (via @nytimes http://nyti.ms/eB6QlR )
- snakkula Does it ever really work for dudes when they whistle and catcall at girls when driving by? This should be evolutionarily removed by now
- Bleeohmy Oh my walking down the street and a police officer tells me ‘is my duty to please that booty’ I’m pretty sure that’s harassment.
- SpookSquad Not just in Tulsa either! RT @hkearl @MRambrose I forgot that street harassment turns into cruising car harassment in Tulsa, OK
- BillyWerner ladies: please wear a miniature camera & take photos of dudes that catcall u. i am assembling a group of people to beat them to death