street harassment

Upskirting Is Legal In Georgia And Most Of The Country. Welcome To America.

It’s not illegal because there are no laws. Get it? More »


#NoWomanEver Shows The Sad, Sad Truth About Street Harassment Men Don’t Get

The tweets about street harassment are pretty fucking good. The scary thing is that men just aren’t getting the joke. More »


Taking Photos Up Women’s Skirts Is Finally Not Something NYC Is Playing Around With Anymore

This creepy and invasive epidemic is sadly still ignored and considered legal in much of America. More »


New Sex Harassment Rules Defined For Cabbies

New York City officials are updating harassment rules to spell out exactly what taxi and hire car drivers can’t do—like make sexual suggestions, touch, be touched by, or ejaculate on passengers. Read more on Newser…More »


Mexican Artists Respond To Street Harassment With Confetti Guns And Punk Music

A few badass ladies who are affiliated with the Mexican Feminist art collective Las Hijas de Violencia have decided to handle street harassment by shooting the harassers with confetti guns and blaring their feminist punk anthem Sexista Punk from their mini-speakers. … More »


In Praise Of Using Camera Phones As Defensive Weapons

I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera phones to document harassment, injustice and brutality. More »


Oakland Man Asks Woman For Her Number, She Makes A Flier & Reports It To The Cops

Gentrifiaction + overreaction = this. More »


BBC Reporter Gets Harassed During Report About Street Harassment

In a moment of perfectly macabre poetic justice, BBC Reporter Sarah Teale managed to get street harassed during a segment on getting street harassed. My misandry wings are growing!

This is literally what happened:

Teale: An online study showed a shocking 95 percent of people said they have been harassed, either… More »


Almost Acceptable Catcalls For Dudes Who Just Can’t Stop Harassing Strange Women

Catcalling — clearly guys just cannot help themselves, otherwise they would stop right? Given that the vast majority of women have said that they do not like being catcalled, and yet the street harassment continues, the only thing that can reasonably concluded is that catcalling is built into the fabric of what makes men MEN. More »


Star Of NYC Viral Street Harassment Video Is Suing The Director For $500K

Shoshana Roberts, star of that street harassment awareness video that went viral last fall, is suing director Rob Bliss and Hollaback! for $500,000 according to TMZ. The actress claims that she didn’t have a written agreement with Bliss, and the director has been using her likeness to promote his agenda. She allegedly also filed documents… More »


Do Something New: Attempt (And Fail) To Go To An Improv Jam

But I succeeded at not losing my temper with a clueless harasser, so there’s that! More »


How Not To Pick Up Women In Public

Ahhh, summer. The season of sundresses, tans and half-naked bodies; where attractive humans emerge from their wintry dens and take to beaches and parks with gorgeous abandon.

Perhaps you are newly rid of your cuffing season partner, or maybe you’ve been single for a long time, but either way, many men see summer… More »


Clueless Sexist Dude Catcalls A Woman During An Anti-Catcalling Video

Buzz60, a fun video grabbing site that puts out quirky and interesting content, did a small street interview piece on catcalling hosted by Patrick Jones that was meant to be about anti-street harassment and anti-catcalling. On Twitter, Jones called the impromptu interview “the craziest interview of my career.” The guy who basically stepped in to… More »


Now There Are “No Catcall Zones” In NYC

It’s catcall season, everyone. More »


Hillary Clinton Will Be Officially Announcing Her Campaign This Weekend

We’re shocked, just SHOCKED! More »


Catcallers Shoot At Man Trying To Stop Them From Harassing A Woman

Street harassment! It’s not just a danger for women anymore! Now, it seems, men are getting shot at for attempting to stop it. Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico are on the lookout for three men who they say shot at a man who told them to stop harassing a woman at a gas station.

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Harassers Won’t Even Leave Women Alone While We’re Running

Apparently a lot of women runners have more trouble with street harassment than I do when I go out for a jog. The Guardian posted an op-ed today about the experiences of female runners, and it’s pretty grotesque: the author was solicited for a blowjob; women have had things thrown at them; one running bloggerMore »


Be My Boyfriend: Ben Schwartz, Who Stood Up To A Catcaller, Was Stabbed Nine Times, And Is Calling For An End To Street Harassment

Dear Ben Schwartz,
I am so, so sorry for the injuries you incurred to your face, neck, and back after a catcaller stabbed you when you approached him to ask him to stop harassing your girlfriend. That is monstrous. It just goes to show that catcalling really isn’t “just a compliment” or a man… More »


Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Is Resigning

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is negotiating his resignation. [Salon]
The police have been lying about the distance between Mike Brown’s body and Darren Wilson’s car, which affects the argument about whether Wilson was genuinely in danger and thus justified in shooting to kill. [RawStory]
Meanwhile, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has compared… More »


Simmons College Is Now Trans* Inclusive

Simmons College in Boston is adopting trans* inclusivity. [Boston Globe]
According to the Minneapolis media’s #PointerGate, pointing your finger makes you a gang member. [The Root]
If you believe women should like being catcalled, let Amanda Marcotte tell you why your opinion isn’t relevant. [Raw Story] … More »


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