Read 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:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
- Stop Street Harassment Blog: 5 new stories from people in Virginia, California, Florida, and two from Vancouver
- HollaBack DC!: 2 new stories
- HollaBack Israel: 6 new stories
- HollaBack LDN: 1 new story
- HollaBack NYC: 6 new stories
- Guardian, “Sisters who stand up to sexism, I salute you“
- AJC, “Georgia Tech student helps create street harassment app“
- UPI.com, “Women are in the driver’s seat in New Delhi’s bus system“
- The Korea Times, “4 in 10 salaried workers harassed during commute“
- The Express Tribune, “Saying no to violence: Every woman should stand up for herself, says Wyatt“
- Guardian, “Strippers and vicar unite to fight cleanup campaign“
- The Good Men Project Magazine, “When do we choose to interfere?“
- Huffington Post, “Nicola Briggs Is My Kinda Gal“
- Rachel Simmons, “Fiona’s Poem: Cat-Call“
- And Far Away, “objecDEFY”
- AAUW, “On Sexual Harassment“
- Chai Kadai: celebrating the art of dialogue, “Are you safe?“
- 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
- Did you miss the Dec. 11th Webinar about writing street harassment op-eds with journalist Elizabeth Mendez Berry? Here’s the recording if so!
- Consider buying the book Stop Street Harassment for a holiday gift.
- Are you in the Washington, DC – area? If you are, please take an online survey for HollaBack DC!
- Take a survey about your cab use-age for a researcher’s project
- 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
- 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!
Ten Tweets from the Week:
- shotlowr: FB provided me with a #streetharassment advertisement! LOL How do they know me soo well? #shakeshead #StreetHarassersaresexlesstoads :0)
- 01_gav Somehow, “Nice legs, darling,” is far less scary than typical street harassment when it’s coming from a middle-aged cockney.
- iHollaback The gross man. A poem on street harassment by Bif Naked: http://bit.ly/hjuCXO via @accostherwilde
- juliacsmith Beautiful meditation on what it means to say #goodmorning from @emilymaynot of Hollaback — working to end street harassment #TEDx636
- ArabObserver ObjecDEFY – act on street harassment andfaraway.net/blog/2010/12/0…
- cvharquail Using basic dynamic of street harassment to design cars: “Mercedes-Benz Researchers Study the Wolf Whistle” http://bit.ly/iepnNG
- Aditee_8: Catcall count is up to 3 as I walk down speedway to the lab. I hate ppl
- WALE_Lover: I Hate Boys that catcall . . .
- LadyD224 Rape culture doesn’t only deal w rape, but w entitlement that makes it ok for men to harass women ab their bodies on the street. #feminism