Tag: street harassment

Hey Baby Hey Baby Hey

So! In the Zeitgeist of the blogosphere, there is something making the rounds now. It is, apparently, a videogame, available to play on the Web for free, called “Hey Baby.” Jessica Wakeman describes it thus: A new video game called…

Race, class, and street harassment

So, I have to admit – I was a little nervous when posting about street harassment the other day. I was really eager to open up the conversation, especially because it was focused on a queer/gender non-conforming/trans experience and perspective…

Gender/queerness and street harassment

Yesterday morning I listened to a segment on the Brian Lehrer show about street harassment (cat-calling) in NYC. Lehrer interviewed three women: Latosha Belton and Ashley Lewis, two Brooklyn teenagers who worked with Girls for Gender Equity to create “Sisters…

Sick.

via Michael comes this revolting blog post from Rachel Moran, a nice Florida girl who thinks that the homeless are sub-human and should be physically assaulted for having the audacity to speak to her. No, really: We are thinking about…

Sexual Assault in the Streets of Egypt

But you won’t read about it in the newspapers. Incredibly disturbing and infuriating. via. Thanks to Russell for the link. UPDATE: In the comments, Afaeyre Maede points us to this BBC article about the event. UPDATE 2: Apparently a handful…

Link Dump Du Jour

These weekly round-ups are now listed in the category Recommended Reading. The previous category name (Elsewhere) was far too vague. Feminism Ampersand discusses Blackmun, Ginsburg and Roe v Wade and Harry Blackmun’s unexpected ascent into a feminist icon. Alley Rat…