Month: March 2011

Heather’s Story: “I’m so sick of this”

I was biking home from downtown and two men in a pick-up truck yelled, “nice ass!” and were laughing. I caught up with them at the traffic light and screamed, “LEAVE ME THE FUCK ALONE! I’M SO SICK OF THIS!” They would not look at me. I continued to pedal when the traffic light turned … Continued

Christine’s Story: “Sometimes it just hurts”

Well my story’s a bit different from most, you see I’m intersexed basically i have a tomboyish face and well some biological female parts and for the last few years on and off I’ve had rednecks in the area who would scream at me “FAGGOT.”  Now i also have a physical handicap walking is hard … Continued

RM’s Story: Racism, sexism, and no help

My story happen this morning/afternoon today March 16,2011 between 10:30 -11:30am.  I was walking on the sidewalk going to the bus stop and I notice this guy on the grass.  The guy was mumbling and he call me a “bitch” while I walk by and went to the bus stop.  Once I stop at the … Continued

Marisol’s Story: The message was on my phone

On 3-8-2011 I went for a interview with a manager at a shoe store.  The interview went well and he said that he would callback if he thought I was right for the job.  He said that he was looking to hire a person to help open the store Harlem, NY.  On 3-15-2011 he left … Continued

Louise’s Story: Harassment even in supermarkets

I was in Sainsbury’s and I was buying cakes and these two guys looked at me and said ”nice” and followed me around the whole shop and wouldn’t stop looking at me, so I left my cart and went and this isn’t the first this has happened.  On nights out, guys would touch me.

March 20th is International Anti-Street Harassment Day

The Hollaback Houston team will be creating a video to illustrate how street harassment is NOT a compliment – by capturing phone video footage (Hollaback! style) of street harassment victims using real comments that were used on them by harassers. These will then be edited together and contrasted with co-directors reading real comments from the internet talking about how … Continued

Midtown Hard Hats New Hollaback Heros

By JESSICA DELFINO If you’ve never gotten a “Hey baby,” then perhaps you’ve heard a “Yo mommy” called out in your direction by a man who is getting paid a lot of money to be doing an actual job, and not trying to solicit a blow job. An old comedian friend of mine, Liz Laufer, … Continued