Author: MeghanCannistra

Summer Time

BY KATE  reposted from Kate Runs. I woke up this morning with summer weighing heavily on my mind – thoughts of camping, hiking, biking, running, beaches, lakes, kayaking and general frolicking have me distracted. Today was a perfect summer morning, with bright sunlight and a slight breeze, forecasted highs in the low 80′s. I’m ready … Continued

Hey baby, let me see a smile

SUBMITTED BY BRITTANY, reposted from Service Women’s Action Network. Every day, I walk 8 blocks down Fifth Avenue to work and then back again. Now that the weather is getting nicer in New York, I especially look forward to these walks when I can sip on my latte, do some window shopping, and bask in … Continued

A look at Hollaback Israel

An excerpt: I think Hollaback Israel works not only because it gives access to these representations, but also because it doesn’t immediately solve them with a narrative/imagery/story/myth. There are a lot of representations we give home to, but we hardly sort them into a single imagery. And that decision creates a lot of tension, which … Continued

Watch Objectified: A Short Documentary about Street Harassment

BY KIMBERLYNN ACEVEDO This is one fine piece of work right here. Why? Because the creator was able to create a montage of ordinary folks sharing their opinions and experiences with street harassment without having to sell you the idea that street harassment blows. You can see it for yourself….this stuff sucks. From the ever … Continued

Anonymous’s Story: Three creeps in a car

I was walking to my bus stop, after work but in broad daylight, when a car with three young men drove past. They laid on the car horn and one leaned out the window, mouth open, tongue hanging out, making growling noises. They got to the bottom of the street and turned around for another … Continued

The Window Sex Project

Have you ever felt like you were being window-shopped? Like you were being full out inspected by eyes that wanted to try you on? Have you ever changed your outfit five times for fear that someone was going to say something inappropriate to you the moment you walked outside? “You should smile with that pretty … Continued

Georgia’s Story: A sad society

I left my house to go to the shop down the road and there were two women jogging, a white van then drives by, toots them with two men leering over them whilst they were just trying to exercise.  So I hollabacked “perverts” at the men in the van.  It’s sad that society tries to … Continued