Read stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past week and find relevant announcements and upcoming street harassment events.
Street Harassment Stories:
I accept street harassment submissions from anywhere in the world. Share your story!
You can read new street harassment stories on the Web from the past week at:
- Stop Street Harassment Blog
- Hollaback Baltimore
- Hollaback Buenos Aires
- Hollaback Croatia
- Hollaback Czech Republic
- Holla Back DC!
- Hollaback Dortmud
- Hollaback France
- Hollaback Israel
- Hollaback Manchester
- Hollaback Mexico DF
- Hollaback NYC
- Hollaback Philly
- Stop Street Harassment, “Stop harassing our moms!”
- Czech Position, “Women ‘holla’ out to end street“
- The Hindu, “Fighting sexual violence against women online“
- Bitch Media, “Takin’ it to the Streets: Cripping Street Harassment“
- Cuffington, “Your Ass Looks Like Mary Poppins“
- Global Room for Women, “Afghan Women Develop Unique Strategies To Combat Street Harassment“
- Venus Geunus, “‘I didn’t want to give a strange man…my phone number and got slapped for my troubles“
- Vue Weekly, “The threat of spring“
- Green Prophet, “Muslims Debating Harassment, Standing Up for Women’s Rights via Harassmap.com“
- Stop Street Harassment, “Lara Logan on ’60 Minutes‘”
- Congratulations to Hollaback for successfully getting a journalist fired who threatened to rape one of the Hollaback site leaders in an article he wrote
- The Stop Street Harassment website + blog will relaunch this week with a new design and new logo! (slight delay from last week)
- Help fund the Hey, Shorty! on the road book tour to end gender-based violence in schools and on the streets.
- Check out a new website, How Many Women Find Street Harassment Flattering?
- College students, enter the Hollaback essay contest, entries due August 1.
- 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:
- glittertrash One downside to studying German is that i now understand more of the passing street harassment from men. Farewell, blissful ignorance.
- ninahighjumpThe street harassment from cars in this neighborhood makes me stabby! It’s a fucking dress! #illpunchyouintheface #ifyouwerentinacar
- BLANK_NOISE blame game needs constant engagement. #ineveraskforit #actionhero chant
- HollabackOttawa Spent a week with amazing 13-16 year old young women who had far too many stories of #streetharassment to share.
- Ellwynnnnn Not sure what street harassment is worse. Angry abuse or creepy praise. All comments about my body and appearence. #annoyed
- catladyfemme I am always taken aback by street #harassment. I’m always too shocked for a stinging retort. #sigh
- the_beheld Oh, I get it! Men who catcall think we’re ALL on a #mirrorfast and they’re just assuring us we look presentable GEE THANKS #streetharassment
- g3iyer 5 counts of #streetharassment this wk all while tired/dressed down/ reasonable hrs/all ‘hoods. Helps 2 share w/girls who know yuck feeling.
- shani_o So many women I know have told me their street harassment stories since reading my post. It amazes me there are people who deny it’s real.
- angiemaroon @ricep0d I wish I could hand out #streetharassment tickets as often as traffic cops write parking violations.