Month: May 2012

Don’t Let History Repeat Itself: Stand With Tyler Clementi and Ellen Pao

This week the news has exploded with stories of sexual harassment. On Monday, Dharun Ravi was sentenced after videotaping his college roommate Tyler Clementi having a sexual encounter with a man, and then outing him via instant messenger and twitter. On Tuesday Ellen Pao brought a case against Kleiner Perkins and Caulfield & Buyers after … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: new submission from phone app

Just got harassed while getting off an elevator. Thank goodness they were getting on & I was getting off so I didn’t have to share any more time with them. 2 guys, pretty young, “hey ma, hey baby, how you doing?” I said I’m not ye baby, that’s not my name. “I was just…” Nope, … Continued

Campus Harassment Tales: Part 4

The Men Who Will Never Get Laid It’s late and you’re tired. You didn’t want to go out tonight, but you lost the latest battle against peer pressure so here you are. You’re trying not to be cranky as your friend drags you down the street, rambling on about some boy that she has a … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: new submission from app

A 40-50 year old man, bald, dressed in black, on the subway stared relentlessly at a girl wearing shorts and then caught my eye. When he got off the train at st georges cross he waited for our carriage to pass then leant forward at the window and made an obscene kissing mouth movement towards … Continued

Campus Harassment Tales: Part 3

The Man Who Has No Manners BY MEGAN PICKARSKI You’re walking quickly, because you’re running late for class. Past the flower shop, past the convenience store where you buy your eggs, past the shady bar on the corner that you know you’ll never go to; all these things you don’t notice, because you’re in a hurry. … Continued

23 days to go: Jena’s story about campus harassment

We are taking Hollaback! to the next level, take a minute to watch our campaign video and to donate here. We are in the first week of our campaign and have already raised $3,310 of our $25,000 goal! Help us to end harassment on college campuses! Donate today, every donation counts!

Campus Harassment Tales: Part 2

The Man Who Followed Me Home BY MEGAN PICKARSKI It’s early in the morning and you desperately need a cup of coffee.  There’s a Dunkin Donuts down the street from you.  Pulling on a sweatshirt, and shoving your long hair into a wool-knit hat, you sleepily shuffle out the door and down the street to your … Continued