Street Harassment Stories:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
You can read new street harassment stories from the past week on:
- Stop Street Harassment Blog
- HollaBack Buenos Aires
- HollaBack Como
- HollaBack DC!
- HollaBack Israel
- HollaBack NYC
- HollaBack SoCal
Street Harassment in the News, on the Blogs:
- RVA News, “Richmond proper: on street harassment“
- Korea Times, “1 out of 4 women experience harassment during commute“
- The Times of India, “Chennai safest for women, crime bureau data shows“
- Business Standard, “Geetanjali Krishna: The blank noise of protest“
- Muslimah Media Watch, “678: A Film to Appreciate“
- UK Source News, “No place for street harassment of women – show some respect, demands senior councillor“
- Sify News, “Bangladesh says ‘eve-teasing’ belittles sex crimes“
- The Times of India, “Crime against women on the rise“
- The F Word Blog UK, “Wolf-whistling: no flattered“
- The F Word Blog UK, “As Time Goes By“
- Tough Cookies, “A Lesbian’s Guide to Hollering Back“
- Womanist Musings, “#Hollaback and Fighting Street Harassement“
- Ms Foundation – Voices from the Field HollaBack video
- The Pixel Project, “Inspirational Interviews – Holly Kearl“
- 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. 13: Street harassment planning meeting, In Other Words, Portland, OR, 6 p.m.
- Feb. 24: Stop Street Harassment Book Talk, James Madison University (VA), 6:30 p.m.
- Feb. 26: HollaBack Atlanta’s launch party
- If you live in the United States or in Iran, please take this survey about street harassment: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/januarystudy
- Let Blank Noise know (by Feb. 21) if you’ve ever talked about street harassment/eve teasing with fathers, brothers, uncles, husbands and if so what happened, what was their reaction, etc
- HollaBack is seeking a program associate intern
- Check out the new websites HollaBack SoCal and HollaBack Buenoos Aires
- 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
- Are you in Egypt? Use HarassMap to report your street harassers
- Have an iPhone? Download the Hollaback iPhone app that lets you report street harassers!
10 Tweets from the Week:
- htownhollaback “It’s my First Amendment right to make sexual comments to any woman I want!” CDC considers that sexual assault. http://tinyurl.com/4phn78s
- sarahcblake Muslimah Media Watch reviews 678:. Now I want to see it even more: http://bit.ly/hhxi6i #streetharassment
- hollabackBLN loves walking down the street and riding on a train SMILING while not being harassed!
- mzjudge I’m an expert at pretending to get on trains to throw people off. #selfdefense #streetharassment
- itsLexieWest in america guys will yell “hey sexy lemme holla” as a catcall. in europe they yell “hello” repeatedly
- thefworduk Wolf-whisting: not flattered: According to an MSN story, women secretly love street harassment. http://tinyurl.com/476u26p
- htownhollaback The downtown CVS is a particular hotbed for #streetharassment as well, especially on weekends & after work. I still need to list it, though.
- Sourcews_UK No place for street harassment of women – show some respect, demands senior councillor: http://bit.ly/fjPykd
- DanTresOmi @thetrudz last year i decided to start saying something #streetharassment, i never thought how many males would stop when i said something
- HollabackOttawa #ifantasizeabout a world where my body is not for public consumption.