What viral videos teach us about street harassment

Women are acutely aware of how they are perceived in public spaces. The rates of street harassment vary, but it is present everywhere. Sometimes, it is so normalized women even struggle to refer to certain behaviors as harassment – they are just considered normal, if creepy.  Continue reading “What viral videos teach us about street harassment”

Spiked drinks and victim-blaming

In September 2018, Cara Tevens, a student from Glasgow University launched the campaign Girls Against Spiking. As it happens with so many other social issues, the trigger for the campaign was a viral post on social media sharing the story of Alix Taylor, a young student who jumped out of her window due to a spiked drink. Continue reading “Spiked drinks and victim-blaming”