Day: November 8, 2011

Everyone has the Right to Occupy Space, Safely

This was originally posted on occupywallst.org. For as long as public space has existed, women and LGBTQ people have been trying to “occupy” it safely — with distressingly little success. Harassing comments, groping, flashing and assault are a daily, global reality for women and LGBTQ individuals. Too often, these injustices are met with little or … Continued

“Asking For It”: PSA by Temple University Sophomore Kara Lieff

BY VICTORIA FITZGERALD Second year Film and Media Arts and Women’s Studies student at Temple University, Kara Lieff, originally produced the short film for a class to highlight the common misconception of a direct correlation between a woman’s choice of clothing and her sexual availability. Lieff gave this background information to street harassment blog Stop … Continued