Time to Add Catcalling to 'The List'

I was walking the dog when I heard Heeeeyy girl…You’re looking goo-ooo-ood today! A car had slowed down next to me, just enough to keep pace as I walked. The driver’s eyes slowly laser-swept my body, beginning at my chest, ending at my thighs and slowly back up again. Then he drove off. At 13, I was still adjusting to my developing body. I was all breasts, a bubble butt and stick legs. My body was foreign, yet I was the same awkward, introverted girl who wanted nothing more than to be cool and feel like one of the 'pretty girls.' ...more
CarrieStuckmann Thanks, Carrie and it's ALL of our problem -- boys, girls, men and women alike. ...more

I Ain't No Hollaback Girl: Dealing with Street Harassment

Have you been on the internet today?If so, chances are you probably saw the video of the poor girl walking around New York City getting harassed, followed and bothered by a ton of dudes.Here, watch for yourself (if you can stand it):In a span of ten hours, she receives unwanted attention over 100 times.  One.  Hundred....more

Que Linda!

Yesterday, while walking up 105th street, I encountered a man. He was middle aged, typically dressed and Hispanic. When I passed him, he stopped, fixed his creepy gaze upon me, produced a half smile/half sneer and muttered "Que linda!" ...more

Street Harassment: It's Not Flattering

Street harassment is a serious problem women face everyday. And some new TV commercials might make you think differently about it. ...more
Your article is so wildly accurate. For me, it has been extremely difficult to grasp how being ...more