Category: Sexism

From HB Bmore’s Melanie Keller: On Being a Woman of Color Leader in Hollaback & the Viral Video: A Note from Co-Director Mel Keller

Hollaback! Czech chose not to respond to the viral video of a woman being street harassed over 100 times during a ten-hour span in NYC. We were initially very excited about the countless opportunities to finally talk about the reality of street harassment but rapidly decided that the inherent racism depicted in the video was … pokračování

Letna Dog Walking Assault

ATTACKED and THREATENED in PRAGUE ON FRIDAY at 11:30am by UNKNOWN AMERICAN MAN! PLEASE HELP US IDENTIFY HIM! HE’S APPROX 40/50 YRS OLD, POSS 6ft OR LESS, GREY HAIR longish, GREY STUBBLE, WAS CARRYING YOGA MAT (hypocrite) and LIVES ON SKALECKA STREET IN LETNA, by the bottom of the park! I left our house with … pokračování

Otevřený dopis Miloši Zemanovi

Scroll down for English Praha, 22. ledna 2013 Vážený pane Zemane, Váš výrok o znásilnění jako evoluční výhodě, který navíc zazněl v přímém přenosu v televizní debatě, je zcela nepřípustný a neomluvitelný. Při vší úctě k Vaší oblibě bonmotů byste jakožto soudný člověk měl rozpoznat, že tohle už bylo daleko za hranicí dobrého vkusu. A … pokračování

Za stovku si na prsa napíšu cokoli

Lidovky.cz Za stovku si na prsa napíšu cokoli. Z USA dorazil fenomén mikroslužeb. PRAHA – Budu komukoliv dělat za sto padesát korun doprovod na společenské akci, nabízím tři konverzační tématické okruhy a tři stupně machismu. Nebo: Napíšu si na svá pěkně vyvinutá prsa cokoliv si řeknete, vyfotím je a fotku vám pošlu, vše za 150 … pokračování

“Everyday Sexism” Chronicles Those Small, but Meaningful, Acts of Casual Sexism

Originally published on xoJane by s.e. smith People like to say that sexism is invisible, that it doesn’t actually happen, or that women are simply being oversensitive when they say they experience it. Microaggressions. Those little things that, on their surface, “aren’t such a big deal,” but are actually illustrative of how far we haven’t … pokračování

Beautiful Justice: This Culture Killed Amanda Todd

Originally published on Deep Green Resistance by Ben Barker “Hello! I’ve decided to tell you about my never ending story.” These were the words written on the first two flashcards that 15-year old Amanda Todd shows viewers in the silent video she created about two months before she recently committed suicide to escape social torture. … pokračování

I Debated Whether or Not to Share This Story.

Originally published on http://unwinona.tumblr.com/ And then I debated whether or not to put it on Tumblr…but I decided it was important. Because in my own way, I can (unfortunately) point out exactly what is wrong with men when they don’t realize how hard it is to be a woman. How we do not have equal … pokračování