Month: February 2010

Update to the LAPD Police Report

On January 24th, a woman named was assaulted on Hermosa beach and reported it to the police, read more here. Unfortunately, the police have effectively ignored her report and the perpetrator continues to go free: Regarding the Hermosa Beach groping incident, it’s been weeks and I haven’t heard anything from them. I called and even … Continued

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

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Turning it Around

I was leaning up against the metal rails on an already crowded N train when the door opened and even more passengers got on. One passenger took the opportunity to smoosh himself right up against my backside after the doors closed and apparently was just planning on remaining that way. I started to turn myself … Continued

Hell’s Kitchen Pervert

Reprinted from our friends at Stop Street Harassment: I was walking home from graduate school at around 2 am, on 9th Ave and 54th St, wearing a large sweater, leggings and rain boots. Then, a middle-aged white man in business attire, who was standing outside a bar said, “excuse me.” I thought he was going … Continued

Hollaback’s Emily May interviewed on Global Sister!

Thanks to our friends at Global Sister for helping to get the word out about Hollaback! Hollaback has come a long way since 2005. As if 15,000 readers a month wasn’t enough, now we are Jay-Z endorsed: GSO: And finally, if you could have any international activist or celebrity endorse HollabackNYC and focus on the … Continued

We did it Hollabackers!

Yesterday, you rallied. In less than 24 hours 688 of you visited our application with the Knight News Foundation and 43 of you voted, bringing us from fifteenth place up to second place! Today we are one step closer to making the project a reality. Congratulations, us.