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Even in open-minded San Francisco

Today I was walking with a friend (who is a girl) to grab a bite to eat. We had already made plans to hit the gym afterwards so we were in gym wear/sweats and a sweater. As we were walking down the street there were a group of men in a circle talking amongst themselves. … Continued

Leaving San Francisco

I was doing my power walk through GGP a few years back.  I saw a guy walking into the bushes when he saw me coming up.  I don’t know why I looked at his direction but as I was walking by, he was sitting there by himself in the midst of the bushes masturbating.  What … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: San Fran Creeper

My friends and I were at Sugar Lounge in San Francisco and was constantly staring at us. The whole time he stared but didn’t initiate any conversation. It was uncomfortable and scary.

Harassed Three Different Times While Walking Outside Today

Days like today make me want to move out of the city and live in solitude somewhere in the country where I don’t have to be harassed DAILY, sometimes within seconds of leaving my house. I was catcalled and verbally assaulted three times today! This Sunday is a gorgeous, sunny, breezy day in San Francisco. … Continued

Week in our Shoes: Welcoming Summer Interns!

Hello Hollas! As the humidity rises outside, our office is starting to fill up! Debjani just got back from the New Media Ventures conference in San Francisco where she promoted HeartMob, our new platform created to address online harassment and build a virtual community of support. This week we also welcomed our new communications intern … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: Spring’s heating up!

Hello everybody– We are finally feeling the heat here at the Hollaback! HQ in New York City, and things seem to be shaking up for what will be an exciting summer full of actions and activities! Debjani took off for a New Media Ventures conference in San Francisco, representing our new platform to address online harassment … Continued

Danielle’s Story: “at least say thank you”

After spending all day with my husband and not hearing a word from strange men on the street, not minutes after I left him with friends to go meet my friend for dinner a man shouted at me from his car something about my butt in my jeans. When I didn’t respond he angrily yelled … Continued