“Hey! Listen!” Women Have Been Gaming For Decades
I was raised to play games. I was no good at being on teams and I wasn’t about to submit myself to voluntary cardiovascular activity, so it became clear early in my childhood that I wasn’t going to gain any skill for rule-following, cooperation, collaboration, brainstorming, problem-solving, or focus (much less any pleasure) from sports.
Egyptian Activist Groups Now Working To Stop Street Harassment
When the Arab Spring hit in early 2011, no one could have guessed what it might have meant for women's rights in Egypt. But as the country continues to feel its way through a revolution, there is one surprising outcome -- several citizen's groups are now patrolling the streets of Cairo, and taking action against…
I Went Camping, And All I Got Was Harassed By The Police
There is a saying by artist
Barbara Krueger Jenny Holzer that "abuse of power comes as no surprise," and wow, was that true this weekend, when my friends and I went camping and got harassed by cops not once, but three times. Contrary to popular opinion, bullying isn't something that just happens to kids o…