Month: April 2009

Men Who Harass Me: One Women’s Partial Collection

As part of a new initiative, we are going to be taking an in depth look at one woman’s experiences being street harassed in New York City. We will reveal a new photo each day for the next month. The photos were submitted by Sally N., a New York City resident, and will be posted … Continued

Storybook Street Harassment

Walking down the street during my lunch hour wearing a professional red dress, one of these men piped up: “Little Red Riding Hood, Can I go to Grandma’s with You?” Submitted by Emily

Women Savagely Beaten After Rejecting Come-On

From our friends at Gothamist: After two young women refused a Brooklyn man’s advances during a late night pizza stop last month, the failed pick-up turned into a violent assault, leaving one women with a fractured jaw and another nearly blinded. One of the victims, a 26-year-old student who would only identify herself as Christine, … Continued

The police are asking for people’s help is identifying a man who assaulted a woman during yesterday morning’s subway rush hour. According to the NYPD, yesterday at 7:35 a.m., a 33-year-old woman “entered the Subway system at the Broadway Station [in Queens] in the confines of the 114 Pct and entered the ‘W’ train (Manhattan … Continued