Hollaback!, the popular app that allows people to map and share their street harassment stories online, is partnering with Speaker Christine Quinn for a fancy schmancy new targeted system to report sexual harassment to New York City Council Members in real time. Here's the problem: Quinn supports the NYPD's (now unconstitutional) stop-and-frisk program, which I'd argue promotes a more harmful form of street harassment than getting hollered at. Basically, Quinn thinks some groups of people have a right to walk down the street without being harassed for no reason, but not others. Why should New Yorkers trust her to police their streets?
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