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More Studies, Please

Another opportunity to get involved by donating a few minutes of your time for an online study. An undergraduate student is working on a project related to the effects of street harassment. Please take 15-20 minutes to help her collect data by participating here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/stash Feel free to share this link with other women.

Review: Dimitri The Lover? I Think Not.

By LANI SHOTLOW-RINCON Not only do we already have societal victim blaming and violence against women, now these issues are compounded by play acting that trivializes both the seriousness of misogyny and its effects on society as a whole. Remember Dimitri the Lover? Well, he’s making a movie. James “Dimitri the Lover” Sears became an … Continued

Kristen’s story: #boyfriendFAIL

I was in downtown Santa Cruz playing pool with my husband, my sister and her then-boyfriend, who is in the Army, stationed in Sacramento. The “boyfriend” kept calling other men “fags” and told my sister that he was “gonna rape your pussy tonight.” I was so shocked I didn’t even know what to say. When … Continued

Op-Ed: Who’s the Misogynist Now?

By NICK VAN der GRAAF “…for all the moaning about Islam, the West’s cultural practices vis-à-vis women leave a lot to be desired.” Over the last few years I have watched as the Spectre of Islamic Doom has been steadily broadcast across Western society. The result has been less than helpful, to say the least. … Continued

Zoe’s story: Filthy bus ride!

The other day while returning home from the city centre on the bus (number 3 if you know it!) I was a victim of street harassment. As anyone living in a city in the UK knows at the back of a bus, on the top level, you will often find groups of young men smoking pot … Continued

Naomi’s story: HONK HONK!! “F*** Off”

I don’t have a car, so I spend a lot of time walking or riding the bus. My first memories of being honked at or yelled at while walking down the street go back to middle school, walking home in my own neighborhood. Now, I live about two blocks from a bus route I take … Continued

Hannah’s story: Aisle#7: Jerk alert!!!

Just yesterday, I went to a little corner store near my apartment, where I often pick up a few groceries. It was fairly empty, and I had to go into the back, which is around a corner and well out of sight of the front, where the lady at the cash register was. A man … Continued