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Woman From That Viral Catcalling Video Is Suing Its Director For $500k

The subject of last October’s viral video about catcalling in New York City is suing its directors for “at least $500k,” reports TMZ. Shoshana Roberts, the woman who was filmed walking through the streets of NYC for 10 hours as men harassed her, has filed suit against director Rob Bliss and “anti-street harassment… » 7/14/15 3:30pm 7/14/15 3:30pm

Gamergate Shits Pants Over John Oliver Segment on Online Harassment 

John Oliver delivered a righteously satisfying segment last night about online threats and harassment against women. Here is a word he did not use, once, at all, ever: Gamergate. And yet for some unfathomable reason, many Gamergate fans are unhappy about the segment, believing it to be unfair and one-sided and… » 6/22/15 2:30pm 6/22/15 2:30pm

Reddit Crybabies Protest 'Nazi Cunt' CEO Who 'Censored' FatPeopleHate

Ellen Pao’s been interim CEO at Reddit for more than six months now, but just like any new gig at the sewage treatment plant, she’s still wading through a bunch of shit. Reddit announced yesterday that as part of a new harassment prevention policy, they’re banning five of the worst subreddits. Reddit users calmly… » 6/11/15 5:00pm 6/11/15 5:00pm

Man Banned From Naked Bike Ride For Not Keeping His Boner In Check

An unnamed man trying to take part in a World Naked Bike Day race in England was ordered to suit up and go home after organizers discovered that he was just way too excited to ride for a healthier environment. Like way too excited. Are you catching my drift here, or should I be more explicit? Okay, he had a boner. » 6/01/15 4:10pm 6/01/15 4:10pm

Shame, Embarrassment, Hiding: Your Stories of Dudes Checking You Out 

Last week we asked you if you remembered getting checked out the first time by dudes, and you told us. Though women are certainly not a monolithic group, it’s startling how universal some of our experiences are. To find out, just ask some ladies what it’s like to live in a female-identified body, sit back, and bum the… » 4/28/15 4:30pm 4/28/15 4:30pm

Tell Us About the First Time You Realized Dudes Were Checking You Out

There are many notable firsts in a young woman’s life, but a frontrunner on the formative short list may be the moment you realize you are desired by the opposite sex—with a look, a catcall, a gesture, or worse. We’re curious about this moment. We want to know whether it was pleasant or terrible for you, and at what… » 4/22/15 12:30pm 4/22/15 12:30pm

Unchill New Twitter Feature Will Allow People You Don't Follow to DM You

In the past several months, Twitter’s announced that it’s going to do more to make trolling less of an issue on their social media platform. A new announcement, however, suggests that the company may be making it easier than ever for strangers to contact you even if you don’t follow them back.
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College Football Players Harass Sexual Assault Survivor With PTSD

In news that will make your blood boil, Ashley Ozyurt, an Auburn University student living with PTSD has come forward to say that she was bullied by Auburn Football Players when she and her service dog tried were on their way to class yesterday. Ozyurt says the verbal attack reduced her to a "crying mess." » 2/18/15 9:58pm 2/18/15 9:58pm

Threats Against Abortion Providers Have Doubled Since 2010

A new report by the Feminist Majority Foundation has found that the number of threats against abortion providers has roughly doubled since 2010. While incidents of severe violence have slightly decreased, doctors at abortion clinics nationwide reported more intimidation in 2014 — flyers with their personal information… » 1/29/15 10:30pm 1/29/15 10:30pm

A Hollaback Response Video: Women of Color on Street Harassment

Last week, the anti-street harassment organization Hollaback released a video featuring a white woman marching through the streets of New York City for ten hours, and being catcalled by mostly black and Latino men. It frames the woman, an actress named Shoshana Roberts, as perpetually harassed and afraid. That video… » 11/06/14 2:30pm 11/06/14 2:30pm

Piers Morgan on Monica Lewinsky's Twitter Bullies: She's Asking For It

After Piers Morgan's show was cancelled in February, America got a bit of a respite from his particular brand of insufferableness. But thanks to the magic of the internet and a woman named Monica Lewinsky, Piers is back, writing for the Daily Mail Online about the internet hate Monica has received, the internet hate… » 10/21/14 11:45am 10/21/14 11:45am