Month: December 2011

Samantha’s Story: Song writing

I was riding the commuter rail on the way back from a function in Boston. I’ve taken the rail several times before and typically put my headphones in and write songs or poetry and put my purse or my legs on the rest of the seat to ensure my personal space. The day this happened, … Continued

Shocked’s Story: Masturbating on bus

So ,umm something happened while I was on the bus yesterday around 8pm and I told one of my guy friends but I’m not able to talk about it to anyone else…and I haven’t got the guts to tell my parents. So here it goes: I was sitting in the bus like I do every … Continued

Tiffany’s story: Free Dinner and Ice Cream

I’ve had long hair all my life, waist/hip length. Unfortunately, around when I turned into a teen it became a bitĀ of a burden. Cat-callers would address me by my hair, calling me Blondie along with other lewd things. There’s been times where strangers, behind my back, have stroked my hair. Some from the top to … Continued

Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

VICTORIA TRAVERS Listen up Hollafollowers the Violence Against Women Act is up for reauthorization and we at Hollaback! implore you to contact your Senators to make sure the bill gets their support. Since its inception 1994, the VAWA has saved countless lives, providing a lifeline for those that find themselves in situations of domestic violence, … Continued