Share Your Street Harassment Stories!

Filmmaker Charla Harlow and researcher/author Holly Kearl are teaming up to hold TWO discussion group on street harassment on Saturday July 13, 2013, in Brooklyn, NY, hosted by the Brooklyn Movement Center and they’re looking for participants.

Discussion Group 1:

Community members of the Bed-Stuy Neighborhood area are invited to share their experiences and stories with street harassment in the area, 12 – 1 p.m. EST.

Discussion Group 2:

Queer women of color from anywhere in the New York City region are invited to talk about their experiences and stories with street harassment. 2-3 p.m. EST.


The discussion groups are part of  Stop Street Harassment‘s “Documenting Street Harassment in America” initiative that includes a 2,000 person, nationally representative survey and 10 discussion groups with different demographics across the country.

They’re also part of the Harlow Project‘s Anti-Street Harassment initiative.

The discussion groups will be held at the Brooklyn Movement Center, 375 Stuyvesant Ave  Brooklyn, NY. (Directions). Light refreshments will be provided.


The sessions will be both tape recorded and then transcribed and videotaped, but to make it a safe space for participants to share their stories, they can have their names be anonymous if they would like.


If you can attend one of the sessions, please contact Holly, at, by the end of the day on Friday, July 12, and let her know which one.

More info about the study:

Read more about the SSH study. Holly hopes to complete the rest of the discussion groups this summer, conduct the survey in the fall, and release a report in early 2014.

Questions or concerns? Contact Holly at or Charla at

July 13, 2013 at 12pm - 3pm
Brooklyn Movement Center
Holly Kearl · · 718-771-7000

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