Tag: kids

Youth Hollaback!

  Thanks to a generous grant from The Pollination Project in 2013, we had the opportunity create a program for middle school kids to address street harassment in an age appropriate way. After months and months of planning, we finally had our first real workshop! Here are some photos of our volunteer Rebecca with the … Continued

Not a Piece of Meat – Alisha’s story

This isn’t the only time I’ve been sexually harassed but it’s one that I’ve never talked about and really weighed on my mind. I identify as queer but when I was in school I came out as lesbian. For the most part this didn’t change the way people treated me but one boy who had … Continued

Walking with a purpose…

two, probably teenage, young men with what looked like school attire and back packs walked past me outside of [a cafe] on Pratt st. “Girl, you like me-I like you” was said in conversational tones by the taller male as they drew level with me. I continued to walk straight purposefully… 10 seconds later I … Continued

A Healthy Expression of Street-Harasser-Frustration!

The latest mental disorder SHF (or Street Harasser Frustration) has few remedies. The cure is less street harassment in the world. Until scientists come up with the eradication cure, women, girls, and lgbtq folks are forced to administer their own treatments. Here is one such treatment, courtesy of the girls from St. Francis Community Center: … Continued

Channel My Rage – Jenn’s story

I was driving home after work on 695 and it was rush hour so traffic was moving slow. A school bus passed me and a handful of middle school aged boys leaned out their windows and yelled “slut” at me in my car. I wanted to yell back or flick them off but knew I … Continued