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Tired of Street Harassment? Here’s Something You Can Do

TweetOne sunny, spring afternoon, I ran through a neighborhood near my college. Lost in my thoughts, I was startled to hear, “I like how your tits bounce when you run,” from a white guy in his 20s who was standing on a driveway with his friends. My initial shock at hearing such vulgar language was [...]
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France tackles street harassment

Tweet   A SYTYCB entry A student’s documentary recently opened the topic of street harassment in the medias. Sofie Peeters, a cinema student living in Brussels filmed the street harassment she had to endure everyday and made a film out of it. The film opened a debate in Belgium, making the government think about legally [...]
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France tackles street harassment

Tweet   A student’s documentary recently opened the topic of street harassment in the medias. Sofie Peeters, a cinema student living in Brussels filmed the street harassment she had to endure everyday and made a film out of it. The film opened a debate in Belgium, making the government think about legally defining sexism in [...]
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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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Hey gorgeous, nice tits!

TweetThe first time I tried talking about street harassment with a male friend, he told me that he would be flattered by the attention.  This sort of stymied me, because I couldn’t agree with him, but didn’t have the words to describe how being the subject of street harassment feels.  That experience prompted me to [...]
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