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#WomenOnlyCarriages - A Train of Thought

The presence of sexual harassment is a huge issue in society. Whether your opinion is that this issue is caused by a small section of the population, by the normalised behaviour of the majority, or somewhere in between there is no valid argument that I believe can stand up against the fact that it is unacceptable that some women feel unprotected from harassment in everyday scenarios. 790 more words

Political Opinion

How strangers harass lesbians on the street

We love this post by BuzzFeed LGBT. It sums up perfectly the kind of street harassment faced by queer women on a daily basis in a very simple way. 8 more words

'Walking With Alice'

My short story ‘Walking With Alice’ is published in this months Litro magazine. Big ups to Juliet Jacques as guest editor for the Transgender issue of the magazine – follow the link for stories by CN Lester, myself, Sanam Amin, Raju Rage, Barney Walsh, Mark Brown, Scott Esposito and Juliet.

Read it here

Say Hello Anyway - Street Harassment Killing Random Friendliness

I can never understand people who don’t think street harassment is a serious thing. Women and men alike. Apparently you’ve either never experienced it before or you have and don’t see it as that. 1,366 more words

I want to punch you, bro. An open letter to the FHRITP defenders.

Yeah, you. You over there thinking that #FHRITP is HILARIOUS.

Or whatever the fuck you’re thinking. Because seriously, what are you thinking?

Seriously. What world do you live in that it’s fine to surround a woman and harass her and that’s funny and that shouldn’t have any consequences and that’s “boys will be boys” or some bullshit? 520 more words

Feminism

When 'hello' becomes harassment

Many people are unaware that what they’ve faced or what they’ve done is a form of street harassment. Almost every woman or member of the LGBTQIQA community has a drawerful of street harassment stories. 524 more words

2013

Young Women Shot in East Oakland For Not Giving a Man Her Number


Another one of our beautiful sisters shot over something so stupid.

There are too many stories similar to hers of black guys feeling entitled to a black woman’s being, and harming her when he doesn’t get his way. 108 more words

Black Women