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On dealing with a peculiar kind of street harassment

TweetA SYTYCB entry 1. Hey, hey, big gal! Big gal! 2. 6’7″!!!! 3. Heeey, shorty? (insert loud mouthed laugh) I recently moved back to New York from what felt like a blink-and-you-miss-it stint on the West Coast. Three years was just enough to forget how to insert a Metrocard correctly, avoid peak supermarket times, and just how much men [...]
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Just A Smack On The Ass: A Tale Of Sexual Assault, Vengeance And Nervous Swearing

TweetBy Robyn Shepherd, ACLU Last month, the ACLU’s Louise Melling blogged about how street harassment shames and humiliates women, and is underreported because of the stigma attached to it. While that blog was making the editing rounds here at the office, I shared my own story of how I dealt with a particularly obnoxious harasser, [...]
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More Than 80% of Women Are Harassed, Just for Walking on the Street

TweetAs some of you may recall, two years ago I wrote a post on Feministing Community asking people to take an informal survey about gender-based street harassment for a book I wanted to write. More than 900 people took the survey and last year I signed a book contract. This week my book is out [...]
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