Press Coverage

Impacting the media is one of the quickest and surest ways to make serious social change, and we’re proud to have made our mark. Since 2005, Hollaback! – and now HeartMob – have been cited in over 500 press outlets and more than 2,300 press hits! Here are some selections.

The New York Times

Renewed Efforts to Stop Subway Sex Crimes, February 23, 2016
Enlisting Bystanders to Fight Online Abuse, May 1, 2015
Fighting Harassment of Women on Streets Worldwide, October 21, 2013
Keeping Women Safe Through Social Networking, February 28, 2011
Phone Apps Aim to Fight Harassment, November 8, 2010

The Washington Post

MTA Chief Targets Subway Sex Offenses, June 22, 2016
Meet HeartMob, The Group That’s Taking Harassment-Fighting Tactics from the Street to the Web, May 8, 2015
It Isn’t Just Street Harassment: Women Face Unwanted Attention No Matter How They Get Around, November 7, 2014

Business Insider

Women Give Disturbing Personal Accounts of Being Sexually Harassed On the Subway, December 15, 2014

Fox News

NYC Subway Riders Fight Back at Groping, Grinding, Lewd Acts, June 23, 2016

CNN

“Hey Baby” Women Speak out Against Street Harassment, October 6, 2012
Mobile Tech Fights Sexual Harassment, June 27, 2011
Catcalling: Creepy or a Compliment?, May 14, 2008

ABC

New York Anti-Street Harassment Group Asks Women to Hollaback!, June 29, 2011
Hollaback: Curb Catcalls with iPhone App, November 10, 2010
Hey, Macho Man, Say Cheese!, March 12, 2006

Women’s Health

There’s Finally a Place Where Women Can Band Together to Overpower Online Bullies, February 2, 2016

BBC

BBC Woman’s Hour, September 16, 2010

Cosmopolitan

New Website HeartMob Promises to Help Women Fight Online Harassment, January 29, 2016

BuzzFeed News

This Site is Trying to Combat Online Harassment of Women, January 27, 2016