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Video: Birdie

Directed by Shelly Lauman, “Birdie” is a drama about a woman walking alone in a train station who finds herself part of a sinister game after returning the smallest of gestures to a young man.

July 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: Miss Peru Beauty Queens Go Rogue

. Talk about resistance in unlikely places. Facing horrific rates of violence against women – the week before, the hashtag #PeruPaisdeVioladores (Peru Country of Rapists) was trending – the contestants … Continue reading

November 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Video: Stop Telling Women to Smile

. Stop Telling Women to Smile is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh which attempts to address gender-based street harassment by placing in public spaces drawings of women with captions … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Street Harassment of Women

  “Street harassment is almost never about sex. It’s about power. Which is the same way we view rape. So saying street harassment is not a big deal is opening … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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