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Interview: The Westminster Feminist Society

A month ago, Rachel Dickson and Laura France took over and re-vamped the feminist society at the University of Westminster. With over 200 members on Facebook and a great turn out for their first event, a street harassment workshop that took place last week, the society is flourishing. 947 more words

Feminism

Cat Calling: this madness must end.

The reason why I am writing this…

Any of my facebook friends will probably have read my upset and angry status from a couple of weeks ago. 2,101 more words

On the Radio with Patti Vasquez

I was on the radio last night with funny lady Patti Vasquez talking about all the non-funny things like street harassment. It was my first time on the radio and I was pretty nervous but I think it went well. 24 more words

Feminism

Street Harassment?

I used a question mark in my title not because I don’t think it exists but because I think some of us have gone a little overboard proclaiming everything that makes us uncomfortable as such. 1,129 more words

Sex And Relationships

Staring is Street Harassment

Unpacking the phenomenon of men staring at women in public space is a tricky exercise, one made especially difficult because it is a phenomenon in which I personally participate – or, rather, am forced into participation in – anytime I step outside. 775 more words

to that man in this coffeehouse today:

I do not trust you

or your flirting eyes

or this unwelcome moment

to which you’ve brought me,

accosted gently by the wrist

and so alone

abandoned

together with you

here.

Poetry

Armenian activists launch map of street harassment

A group of Armenian campaigners and activists have this week launched their newest project, Mi Lrir (Don’t Be Silent), which aims to raise awareness of street harassment across the country. 180 more words

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