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How Us Gals Really Feel About Catcallers

Living in NYC, especially as a woman, means you’ve probably had some truly disgusting comments thrown your way. And living in a place where you’re forced to walk, subway, or bus it almost anywhere you go, it’s nearly impossible to steer clear of unnecessary and disrespectful comments from construction workers and drug addicts roaming the streets, or the infamous cat caller on wheels (bike, skates, or in a car). 312 more words

New York City

FitcliqueAfrica offers free Self Defense training for women for #16Days

This post is written by FitClique Africa’s Kwiyo Patience.
In Lindsey Kukunda’s new blog Not Your Body, Ugandan women submit stories detailing their experiences with street harassment. 442 more words

Violence Against Women

New report: Sexual rights and the internet in Kosovo

I wrote the Kosovo entry for a Global Information Society Watch report on sexual rights and the internet in 57 countries. I focused my report on two instances where online conversations about feminism and LGBT rights lead to offline activism: the… 48 more words



A group of 40/50-something males shouted “Show us your knockers!” at a 20-year-old female.

Bali: Anywhere Except Kuta, Seriously

Never have I ever had to work so hard to get from point A to point B as I did going from Yogyakarta to Gili Trawangan.   872 more words


Silbale a tu madre!

Spanish version below

In every country women are becoming repeatedly victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual abuse. Most incidents of sexual harassment happen in public spaces. 579 more words



I know, I know, I’m behind on my Writing 101 posts.

But I have something that I feel I need to share.

I was just walking back from the library, which is about five blocks from my apartment, when my absolute favorite thing in the world happened: 1,303 more words