Month: April 2012

Another Subway Masturbator and MTA Worker Does Nothing

Last week The Gothamist reported on yet another masturbating subway douche and very little being done about it. Subway rider, Monique Henry, was making her daily commute from Queens to Brooklyn to her job as a baker. After she boarded the D train at Rock Center she witness “a middle aged Hispanic man” dressed “in … Continued

Brynn’s Story: “Starting today, I holla back”

All my life I have been in the public school system in my town. There have been many rewarding aspects, but I have had many instances of harassment as well. When I was in seventh grade, I wore a tennis skirt to P.E. I was standing in a circle of friends when I felt what … Continued

Jesse’s Story: Assaulted twice on the same street

I am a student in Bristol and In the last year I have been assaulted twice on the same street in the town centre and both assaults were similar. Both assaults happened between midnight and 2.00am but the street is well lit and there are usually lots of people about as there are several venues … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: WHITE HOUSE EDITION

Hello Hollabackers! Hollaback in the HOUSE! The White House, that is. Vice President Joe Biden, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, and White House Advisor on Violence Against Women Lynn Rosenthal, spoke about the importance of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Administration’s efforts to reduce domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking victimization. … Continued

JJ’s story: On Guard in Beijing

I was sitting down for lunch at a small Muslim restaurant (one of my favorites), when a man came to sit at my table. There were other empty tables, so I thought this was a little strange, but didn’t comment on it. Because I am a white woman, Chinese people occasionally approach me to strike … Continued

Lauren’s story: What the fluff?

I was in school in 6th grade. I was really, really late for P.E. I begin walking to the gym, when suddenly, I see this group of 7th grade boys appear out of nowhere. They’re laughing at something. And one of them says…. he actually says this: “You’re gonna be all up in my balls!” … Continued

Theresa’s Story: Stop staring!

I was driving to my home in Lafayette, LA, when this guy pulls up next to me and yells “woohoo” at me, really loudly, startling me.  My windows were down.  He was driving next to me for a few seconds i guess, staring at me, trying to get me to look at him.  When I … Continued