Street Harassment Is Not A Compliment


by Kaitlin Senk on Jun 11, 2014 | Views: 339 | Score: 1
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% of Women Who Felt...After Street Harassment85807872
Sources: policymic.com
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Kaitlin Senk
Kaitlin Senk on Jun 8, 2014 6:13 PM said:

In fact, street harassment actually makes most women angry. A separate survey conducted by the nonprofit Hollaback! found that the overwhelming majority of women felt angry (85%), annoyed (78%), nervous (80%) and disgusted (72%) by this supposedly complimentary treatment. This treatment is dehumanizing and affirms an attitude that men are entitled to publicly evaluate women's bodies.

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
Alejandro Esquino Gomez on Oct 11, 2014 5:38 AM said:

I am curious what precisely constitutes street harassment (though I am sure it depends on the feelings of the individual, male or female). However, is saying, "I like your shirt," or something of the like considered harassment? It is a comment on their appearance, but does not seem threatening or to come from a place of bad intentions. Again, granted, any of these situations are a matter of personal opinion considering that no category received 100%.

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
Alejandro Esquino Gomez on Oct 11, 2014 5:39 AM said:

excuse the poor grammar at points haha