Sexual Harassment (8 found)
Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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Men are constantly commenting on Margaret's appearance as she walks down the street. She reports on how widespread—and how damaging to girls—street harassment is and describes how some women are fighting back. (full text)
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Lavell explains what sexual harassment is and what you should do about it if it's happening to you. (full text)
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The writer has to deal with offensive comments because of her large chest. (full text)
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Grace has been labeled as “trouble” by men since she was 12. She writes about how this label implies girls are to blame for actions by impulsive men who lack self-control. (full text)
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“I could not accept a boy talking down to me, acting as if I was not equal to him or deserving of respect,” writes Carolina. (full text)
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YCteen writers talk about how to make the world a more equitable place and move past stereotypes that harm people of all genders. (full text)
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Teen writers voice their opinions about Donald Trump's history of sexual assault on women and that he feels entitled to that behavior because he's a celebrity. (full text)
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One way to know you’re ready for sex is that you’re able to have a conversation before you’re in the heat of the moment. Here, tips on how to do that. (full text)