Month: September 2010

Video of harassers in Kensington, Brooklyn

  Guy street harassing me from Sarah Liz on Vimeo. This creep and his friends have been bugging me for years. Calling the cops every time it happened worked briefly. I thought videotaping it would deter them, but clearly it didn’t. Submitted by Sarah Liz

Sometimes, no where is safe: One man’s story of street harasssment

Although our site focuses on women and LGBTQ folks experiences of street harassment, the reverberations of street harassment impact us all. Hollaback! was co-founded by three men (and four women) and over the years we have seen some tremendous contributions to the movement on behalf of men. This is one of them. My name is … Continued

Is Street Harassment Worse in France? Part III

This is written by Anna, who plans to start a Hollaback in France! I’m very sorry for what happened to Sabriya. I’m a French woman who has lived one year in New York City. I don’t live in Paris, but I have to say that I’ve felt much more relax and safe during my staying … Continued

"Ignore it:" The world’s worst street harassment advice

I live in Richmond,Indiana. My name is Shannon Harding and people in cars love to shout,honk and even pretend to try to hit me with cars a couple of times. I already have an anxiety disorder and this treatment is just causing me to feel lots of anxiety and anger. Just yesterday, I was walking … Continued

Hollaback Pittsburgh is here!

We are proud to welcome HollabackPGH to the scene! HollabackPGH is run by two smart, energetic, and dynamic organizers. In their introductory post they wrote: “We hope that one day, everyone will be free from street harassment, whether it stems from your gender, race, sexual orientation, or anything else. We dream of a world where … Continued

Is street harassment worse in France?

I’m a New Yorker living in France and I was wondering if you had any information/statistics/articles on street harassment in France. The reason I’m inquiring is because, yes, obviously as a woman (of color) I’ve experienced this type of thing everywhere, but I’ve seriously never experienced it to the degree that I do in France … Continued

HOLLAsuccess with the USPS!

Here is the response I got from the USPS regarding the harassment that took place. The woman took this very important matter seriously and handled it effectively like it should be. Below is their response. September 14, 2010 Dear xxxxx, This letter is in response to your Officer Inspector General inquiry dated September 7, 2010 … Continued