Month: September 2010

Scary, scary 2 train turd

I was sitting on the 2 train at approximately 8:45 pm tonight. This man very purposefully stood above me, though it wasn’t a crowded train at all. He had his hand in his pocket, and was clearly touching himself while staring at me. He was holding honda 3-d glasses. I don’t know why. I took … Continued

You win a Hollaback iPhone cover; we all win a new website!

The deadline for the Justmeans Paperless Challenge is Wednesday the 15th, and Hollaback! is so close to winning! But we need your help. To help us reach our goal, we are giving away FIVE Hollaback iPhone 3GS covers. To enter: 1. Vote for Hollaback!, and comment on why street harassment matters or why Hollaback! rocks. … Continued

HOLLAhappy hour with Envision Williamsburg and Feministing!

On October 12th, we are collaborating with Envision Williamsburg and Feministing to bring you the best happy hour ever! Envision Williamsburg recently completed a community research project that showed street harassment as the form of sexual violence that caused the most concern for Williamsburg residents. To tackle this, Envision Williamsburg is looking to do a … Continued

Stop Street Harassment. Starting now.

I was actually harassed moments after leaving tonight’s book release on “Stop Street Harassment”. It was the strangest thing it was almost as if the whole thing was planned as an ironic joke or something. But I guess I was so angry after the talk that before this guy even finished his sentence I flipped … Continued

Street Harassment Bingo: The only game where everyone loses!

If you’re not getting an ample supply of street harassment during your commute, while biking, while walking, while shopping, eating, praying, loving, or just generally breathing, then print out this new game from Scary Godmother and enjoy round-the-clock misogyny. Wait, what’s that? You already do? Well maybe you’ll just have to send this link to … Continued

Reactions and Racial Tension

Despite the fact that I don’t live anywhere near New York, I’d like to submit my experience; I’m a young caucasian girl and pretty oblivious at times. It was dark and I was taking the city bus home from a peer-education group meeting. I nearly always sit in the back of the bus because the … Continued

THIS WEEK IN STREET HARASSMENT…

After a short hiatus, ‘this week in street harassment’ is back with a whole bunch of updates. First of all, we have two internship opportunities for anyone who is interested in getting more involved in the movement to end street harassment: Hollaback!NYC is looking for a Policy, Research and Development Intern to join our team … Continued