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How To Talk To A Woman Who Is Wearing Headphones

The debate is on, and the internet at large has yet to reach a definitive answer. But I think we've finally found it. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   08.29.16   |   SHARE
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“How are you?” he said as I passed him. And that’s when I started to panic a bit. Image: Christian Koch/Unsplash.

Worst Feminist Ever: What Do I Do When An Old Guy Calls Me 'Sweetie'?

If I let everyone off the hook for extenuating circumstances like, “He’s over 50, so he probably just doesn’t know any better,” no one’s ever going Read...
Jody Amable    |   07.22.16   |   SHARE
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I keep going, one foot defiantly placed in front of the other. Image: Adrian Williams.

Dear Street Harasser: Here Are 6 Reasons I Refuse To Smile

There are so many reasons why I and countless other women walking down countless sidewalks aren’t smiling. Our rights are still being violated, still Read...
Danielle Campoamor    |   03.30.16   |   SHARE
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A Global Conversation On Street-Harassment Activism

Street harassment is a global problem. Wherever you go, marginalized people have to deal with verbal abuse, harassment, and violence simply for Read...
Britni de la Cretaz    |   08.31.15   |   SHARE
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Emily May Gives A Hollaback! Against Street Harassment

"The upside of the Internet, social media, and digital photography is that victims can now record actions of offenders and share them with a Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   08.6.15   |   SHARE
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Not OK: Street Harassment When I'm With My Child

It’s bad enough when I’m street harassed out by myself — I feel vulnerable and deciding how to respond can be hard. But it gets really complicated Read...
Britni de la Cretaz    |   05.30.15   |   SHARE
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I'm A Feminist Who's Flattered By Catcalling

What kind of feminist must I be if I feel complimented by street harassment? Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   01.16.15   |   SHARE
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"I Never Stand Too Close": A Trans Man's Feminism

For me, day-to-day feminism in action is creating safer spaces for women—the ones I know and especially the ones I do not. Read...
Damian Ray    |   12.23.14   |   SHARE
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