Story Submissions Recap:
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Street Harassment in the News, on the Blogs:
- Washington Post, “Random act of violence claims man’s life“
- Al Masry Al Youm, “Citing potential harm to men’s ‘sensitive spots,’ activist urges film ban“
- The Times of India, “Two held for eve-teasing women in pink autos“
- The Gulf Today, “Police launch drive against sexual abuse“
- Express Buzz, “Man killed for eve teasing, 8 arrested“
- plushnylon mag, “Are women ‘free game’ for men on the streets?“
- F Bomb, “Thoughts on victimization“
- Tough Cookies, “HollaBack“
- Jan. 23: BLANK_NOISE Delhi Meet Up http://on.fb.me/dZkUut
- Jan. 23: Anti-Street Harassment Planning Meeting, In Other Words, 14 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR, 4 p.m.
- Feb. 1: Stop Street Harassment Book Talk, Northern Illinois University, 7 p.m.
- Feb. 12: HollaBack Baltimore Launch Party, Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles Street, 8 p.m.
- Feb. 26: HollaBack Atlanta’s launch party
- HollaBack is looking for bloggers
- New, free safety app for your iphone (for those of you who have one)
- If you’re in India, check out Blank Noise’s information for 2011 and how you can get involved with efforts there to address eve-teasing
- Did you miss the Dec. 11th Webinar about writing street harassment op-eds with journalist Elizabeth Mendez Berry? Here’s the recording if so!
- Are you in Egypt? Use HarassMap to report your street harassers
- Have an iPhone? Download a new Hollaback iPhone app that lets you report street harassers!
10 Tweets from the Week:
- FatBlackDiva Perk of puffy coat: groper on 3 train got handful of down, not my ass. Still got his foot stomped on, however. #streetharassment
- kimhorne @HollabackOttawa I’m especially fond of when folks throw bottles and scream “dyke” #streetharassment #thingsthatpissmeoff
- ArriannaMarie I had to stop hunching & wearing sacks b/c I feared street harassment. I had to end all harmful relationships w/ male friends.
- SpookSquad GFY to dudes yelling at me from the protection of your house balcony as I walk. Ahhh,its like they say, #StreetHarassment begins at home.
- carolynlb Gosh, i love it when i get street harassment as I walk to the building RIGHT NEXT TO MY OFFICE.
- hollabackBLN 2day I was stared down by some creep at the bus stop, I stared back & he ran off like a dog #streetharassment
- iHollaback In case you ever wondered, here’s where NYState law says street harassment or is illegal: http://bit.ly/ii1yr7
- lenachen Street Harassment in Paris – I thought I’d seen the worst of it, having roamed the streets of Los Angeles,… http://tumblr.com/xvv1ajrl74
- JessiDG #rulesforgirls Don’t let random strangers control where you walk. Holla Back! #streetharassment
- ericaerikaeryka Did that old guy really just ask me to get into his car? Ew. #youreold #streetharassment