I’m melting with desire.
Fighting Street Harassment Online
Dhruv Arora lives in Delhi, India, and he’s had enough. Enough of rape, enough of harassment and enough of the belief that what women wear has something to do with it.
“I am tired of people getting harassed on the street. I am tired of victim bashing. I am tired of people saying it happened because she was ‘inappropriately dressed,’” says the 24-year-old engineering student.
And so, in January of last year, Arora and a friend — outraged by the story of a 22-year-old woman raped by a cab driver, then blamed for it in the press — decided to do something about it. They created a Tumblr with a simple request: send in photos of what you were wearing when you were harassed on the street, along with your story. Consider it a personal form of protest.
Donald Judd, Progression, 1978
From the National Galleries of Scotland:
Judd based his work on simple mathematical formulae, in order to avoid subjective, ‘expressive’ qualities. ‘Reading’ this sculpture from left to right, the steel blocks decrease by just under half their size, while the spaces between them do the same, but in reverse. The smallest space and the smallest solid have the same dimensions. Judd deliberately made his art to look as if it had been made by machine. Much of his work, including this one, was fabricated by the firm of Bernstein Bros., on Long Island. The contrast in the colours of the materials is a key element.
Gender Neutral Bathroom Sign by Edie Fake