Christine Quinn Can't Be Anti-Street Harassment But Pro-Stop-and-Frisk

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… » 8/20/13 2:30pm 8/20/13 2:30pm

How Do We Make Street Harassment Go Away?

A new poll of over 1,000 Londoners found that more than four in 10 of the city's women between the ages of 18 and 34 had experienced public sexual harassment over the past year. Are we the only ones who thought, huh, that's not as many as we expected? A horrible reaction, yes, but other studies, like a 2008 poll by … » 5/25/12 10:30am 5/25/12 10:30am

Spring Is The Season For Sexual Harassment

The arrival of spring means a few things: flowers in bloom, college graduations, senior proms, skin-baring fashions, and, of course, catcalls from random men on the streets and sidewalks of America. has decided to celebrate the season by posing the question "catcalling — creepy or a compliment?" in a story… » 5/14/08 3:30pm 5/14/08 3:30pm