Month: February 2011

Artist MALUCA’s first single and street harassment.

MALUCA “El Tigeraso” OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO from Project Fathom on Vimeo. According to Her Blue Print: The sound for Maluca’s best known track, El Tigeraso, was inspired by “mambo violento”, a sped-up style of merengue music.The video for El Tigeraso takes the viewer to Audobon and West 182nd Street, an intersection in Washington Heights, the … Continued

“Why can’t it be like that?”

I got my fair share of catcalls and unwanted attention when I was a student in New York. I began having a discussion about this with one of my classes. The (male) teacher said in some cultures men giving that kind of attention to women was acceptable, so why did we women get so uptight … Continued

Window-Gawking Pervert

When I read one of the stories on here I remembered something that I had kinda pushed out of my mind. I had 30something neighbour that still lived with his parents that used to stare at me. Whenever he saw the lights going on in my bedroom he would go upstairs in his house and … Continued

HOLLAwho? Meet Buenos Aires.

Meet Inti Maria, the Badass Painter fighting street harassment in Buenos Aires. What’s your signature Hollaback? A second and a half side eye. Makes ’em quiver. Why do you HOLLA? Because everyone has a right to enjoy city life to the fullest! What’s your craft? : I’m interested in art that finds it’s niche outside … Continued

February: a month of love and awareness

President Obama kicked the month off right with a message in honor of National Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Month: “Adolescents in controlling or violent relationships may carry these dangerous and unhealthy patterns into future relationships. The time to break the cycle of teen dating violence is now, before another generation falls victim to this … Continued

There is still time to apply: take over HollabackNYC!

Please spread the word! The founders of HollabackNYC have decided it is time to pass the torch and give 10 youth (ages 18-22) the opportunity to become the leaders of HollabackNYC so they can focus on Hollaback’s international expansion. We seek a diverse group of youth from the different neighborhoods of NYC, who are committed … Continued