street harassment

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Suspect Allegedly Behind Viral Paris Catcall Attack Has Been Arrested

CCTV footage caught the harasser hitting a woman outside a cafe on her walk home from work.
Lauren Messman
8.28.18
Views My Own

Men, Here’s What You Can Do to Stop Street Harassment

Besides not doing it, duh.
Christine Estima
8.4.17
Health

Why I Had Breast Reduction Surgery

Having heavy breasts might be a hassle, but the way people respond to them can be an even bigger pain.
Elvire Darcole
12.25.16
Stuff

All the Shit You Have to Deal with Walking Alone as a Woman

Women from 13 cities across Europe talk about what it's like to walk alone.
VICE Staff
11.30.16
News

Can New Laws Stop Men From Harassing Women in Public?

Legislators in Argentina are considering a law that would criminalize catcalls. Can that sort of reform lead to men not being assholes?
Daniel Serrano
6.17.15
Stuff

A Catcaller Told Me He Wanted to Spit on My Vagina, So I Told His Employer

Given my disappointing experience with the police in similar circumstances, I thought informing the guy's employer might be the only way to stop him from doing it to anyone else.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.5.15
Stuff

I Spent a Day Catcalling Other Men

I spent a day in Los Angeles giving every guy who walked past some unwanted verbal attention. I expected anger. What I got was weirdness.
Justin Caffier
11.21.14
Stuff

In Defense of Britain's 'Lads'

Being a misogynist doesn't make you a "lad"—it just makes you a prick.
Joel Golby
11.14.14
Stuff

The Girl Who Stopped a Misogynistic English Comedian from Performing at Her University

Dapper Laughs won't be making the students of Cardiff "proper moist" for a while.
Joel Golby
11.6.14
Stuff

Cosplay Is Not Consent: Exploring the Dark Side of Adult Dress-Up

The cosplay scene has its fair share of problems, including more and more reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault. We talked to a cosplay enthusiast to remind you that women in costume still deserve respect.
Jess Linde
7.14.14
Stuff

Hollaback and the War Against Street Harassment

Despite the insistence that cat calling is a form of flattery, it’s actually sexual harassment and most women wish it would stop. Emily May is the Executive Director of Hollaback!, an organization working to fight street harassment. Hollaback! educates...
Lilly O'Donnell
1.24.13