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If you don't ____, you just might find somebody

I’ve been having so many breaks from writing it’s as if I’ve given it up altogether. Fret not — those who do come and read here for leisure — I am dusting off my keyboard for the last time. 1,320 more words


We need to talk about street harassment.

It was not until recently that I heard the phrase “street harassment,” but when I did, I knew immediately what it was. I had previously known it as “cat calling,” but this just didn’t seem to accurately depict the degrading verbal and occasionally physical assault that I’ve experienced on a regular basis ever since I developed breasts and hips.  531 more words

Social Issues

Cards For Compliments

Street harassment or street compliment, opinion seems divided on the subject.

A Minneapolis woman named ‘Lindsey’ came up with a passive-aggressive note method of dealing with catcalls called… 41 more words


Langan the Bike Girl and sexliesandpublichealth postgrad


September 2013. My beautiful standard MacBook was stolen from my boyfriend’s house while we were going night hiking. Relative to the actual experience of going night hiking, the loss of my laptop wasn’t that bad. 322 more words

A poem against street harassment

I’m not here
To be somebody’s prize.
I do not exist for either your approval
Or your dislike.
I am not a thing for you to exclaim about; 162 more words

Cosplay Is Not Consent: Women Fight Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con

Three women from Philadelphia are fighting back against the rampant sexual harassment that goes on at Comic-Con.

Every year, thousands of people flock to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), and a bunch of them do it in costume!  445 more words

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Street Harassment

First of all, I’m writing this blog today because of my recent experiences with the problem of street harassment. I live in Cardiff and I absolutely love it here. 826 more words