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Ukrainian women’s movement boycotts Russian penises

Posted by Tom Megginson | 25-03-2014 20:45 | Category: Politics

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“Don’t Give It to a Russian”

Surprisingly, this does not seem to be a FEMEN project. But it does have a Facebook Page and merchandise (below).


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Street art against street harassment #STWTS

Posted by Tom Megginson | 11-03-2014 18:34 | Category: Gender issues

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“Stop Telling Women to Smile” is a street art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. She says the work “attempts to address gender based street harassment by placing drawn portraits of women, composed with captions that speak directly to offenders, outside in public spaces.”

“The project consists of a series of portraits of women, she explains, “women who I have sat talked with about their experiences with harassment. The portraits are designed into posters, including text that is inspired by the subject’s experiences. And then I wheat paste.”

The project started in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012, and will gradually include many cities and many women participants. The picture above is of the artist in LA. Below, you’ll see more of her work:


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#NotBuyingIt… the App

Posted by Tom Megginson | 28-01-2014 18:28 | Category: Media

Miss Representation #NotBuyingIt app

#NotBuyingIt is the hashtag used by the social media feeds for Miss Representation (both the film and the movement) to call out sexism in advertising and media. And now, it’s an App as well.

Available for iPhone, it allows users to “create, join and win campaigns against sexism in the media.”


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