Historically, women's attractiveness has been used as a justifying strategy to attack and abuse them. Acid attacks, cat-calls
My booty's strength got me a rowing scholarship to college. It powered me through triathlons and yoga classes. To have a stranger -- a rude one nonetheless -- comment so confidently and offensively about it is not okay.
I find it disheartening that I have to get dressed, put on my make-up, and head out the door with the knowledge that I will face some kind of harassment on the street, and so will many other women.
Martofel said they're aiming to have at least one sign up in each of New York's five boroughs by the end of the week, and
What kind of feminist must I be if I'm at odds with the fundamental feminist principle that street harassment dehumanizes women?
I want to see the comparison videos. Women in more expensive clothes, in less expensive clothes. Women of color. Women of different ages. Of a different weight.
CockBlok from Ben Slatkin on Vimeo. Are you tired of getting cat calls and inappropriate comments from guys when all you're
Baird rails against all the ways women are coached to take responsibility for their own safety. By age 12 others are "calling
Ursa Eyer, an artist based in New Orleans, was inspired to create a piece about catcalling after she had a particularly frustrating
Fox News hosts think 'cat calling' is perfectly fine
I don't remember the last time I laughed so hard. "The folks over at The Onion are so funny!" I thought to myself as I read "Hey, ladies -- catcalls are flattering! Deal with it."
It's hard enough carving out a space for ourselves in a world that constantly marginalizes us and our very existence. And having strange men assume that we want to hear what they think of us when there are very few things we want less in the world just adds to the burden.