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HOLLA ON THE GO: Holla’ed at on a run

White NYC van parked at morning side park on the running loop by the gates near the basketball court – man and woman in the van with man yelling out “hey sexy” and other things with each lap made. Def city employees. Time 755 pm today.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Howl

I was sitting at a traffic light in my car on my way to the school to drop off my young daughter. A young adult male leaned out his driver side window and literally howled at me. I did nothing to spur this, and nothing in response to this.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: “Bonsoir”

“Bonsoir” appuyés et poisseux, avenue de Lyon à Toulouse. Oui, je vous ai vus, non, je n’ai pas envie de vous saluer. Comme si slalomer entre la viande saoule n’était pas suffisamment pénible. Bande de chacals !

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A week in our shoes: apps, art, actions, oh my!

Dear Hollabackers –

The Hollaback! Mothership is partnering with the Reuters Foundation’s TrustLaw Connect project on some exciting stuff (to be revealed at a later date!), and was featured as their Member of the Week. Also, this week our new and improved app was featured in Fast Company, Tech Crunch and The Wild.

And here’s what happened this week around the world:

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Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio painted a totally BADASS piece of street art on a local graffiti wall!

Hollaback! Boston had photos of three different events up this week: Allston DIYFest, WORD Boston Women’s Equality Rally, and the Goddess Walk in Brooklyn. They also had a recap up on their blog about the day they spent at Allston DIYFest, complete with a great story of festival organizers and attendees being active bystanders in the face of harassment! Their blog was very active this week, with a personal post from Site Director Britni about reclaiming a dress that she was groped in. They also introduced the world to their new Team Associate, Jamie, and told us about The Night James Brown Saved Boston.

Hollaback! Ghent and Hollaback! Brussels will participate tomorrow in the “Rise Against Rape” action in Brussels.

HollabackPHILLY had a guest post on their blog from high school student and co-creator of The Object Project, Audrey Webb!

HOLLA and out!

-The Hollaback Team

 

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HOLLA ON THE GO: “Gross”

Some guys started yelling obscenities at me from their car in thick traffic. Gross.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Buffet creepers

I was at a buffet with my friend (also a female) while there we went to go get more food. While walking to and from the buffet this group of older men would stare, wink, and make very obscene gestures.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassment out the window

I was wearing a bikini (we had just gone swimming), just laying on he grass trying to enjoy a picnic with my family. A car full of men probably close to my father’s age drove by, honked at me and cat called out the window.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Grrrr is right!

Walking out of subway, a man kept calling after me. Calling me snowflake and telling me to turn around. It was particularly frustrating because I never wear tank tops bc it seems like I always get harassed when I do. I HAD to today because it is ungodly hot and low and behold…grrrr.

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Ignored and then shouted at

I wanted to try this new hair store on White Plains Road. The clerk ignored me when I tried to get his attention to pay. I told him I would go to a place that respected cash paying customers, while putting his stuff on top of other products to leave. He jumped from the counter down to where I was and said, “Why do you throw my things on the floor you bitch!!!!???” Screaming from the top of his lungs. I called the cops…

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HOLLA ON THE GO: Drive by harassment

I was wearing my school uniform walking to the bus with my best friend. A group of males in a car passed us and yelled “SLUTS” out the window at us.

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