Posts tagged "street harassment"

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

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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

Gentrifiaction + overreaction = this.

Megan Reynolds | October 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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!

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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…

Megan Reynolds | July 14, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 9, 2015 - 9:30 am

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…

Ask Men | May 19, 2015 - 3:45 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | April 18, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Now There Are “No Catcall Zones” In NYC

It’s catcall season, everyone.

Megan Reynolds | April 15, 2015 - 11:30 am

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 12, 2015 - 4:30 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 7, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Why Dudes Don’t Greet Other Dudes

After that NYC catcalling video went viral online, some men (not all men!) were upset, not because they were trying to defend their right to shout “nice tits” at a…

Miri Mogilevsky | November 7, 2014 - 10:00 am

White Women Failed Wendy Davis (And Texas In General)

White women in Texas failed Wendy Davis and the whole rest of the state. [RH Reality Check]
Read this interview with intersex people to find out what life…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The Auckland Version Of The Street Harassment Video Is Just Kind Of Boring

Can this video be my life? This is awesome. The New Zealand Herald hired model Nicola Simpson to recreate the Hollaback street harassment video by walking around Auckland for 10…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 11:30 am

Many Polling Places Still Aren’t Accessible To Voters With Disabilities

Decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act, we still have polling places that are restrictive to disabled voters. [VICE]
Read this fantastic piece about why street harassment shouldn’t be…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm

Please, Please, Please Do Not Culturally Appropriate This Halloween

For the last time, please stop appropriating other people’s cultures for your Halloween costume, please, please, please. [Huffington Post]
The Washington Post will soon only have men on…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm
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