Month: June 2012

Anonymous’s Story: Stop yelling things at me

One day while walking through the downtown area of my town, a car with two men was driving alongside me.  The men started yelling things like, “Hey baby,” “Look here” and “I’d like to get with you” out the window at me.  I quickened my pace to move away from them.

Norma’s Story: Didn’t stop

This jerk stood outside his car and said, “Damn.”  Grabbing his chin, he stared and proceeded to whistle at me and my sister as we walked into a store…the whole walk seemed to take forever.  Gave him the finger and kept walking, but that didn’t stop him.

Happy Birthday, Title IX!

This week, our nation celebrates 40 powerful years of Title IX, the federal law most famous for increasing female access to school athletic programs.  Although the landmark law has certainly impacted school sports, the reach of Title IX is vast:  it mandates gender equity in every educational program that receives federal funding. Title IX is … Continued

Lizzy’s Story: Not the first time

I was walking to the tram today and passed 3 bald guys and one girl walking in the opposite direction. It’s a small pathway behind the houses and although well lit, not exactly great. It was broad daylight however, about 4pm. As I walked past one of the burly baldies, one of them decided it’d … Continued

CS’s Story: Vulnerable

I was walking to the subway on Bond Street on my way to work at about 8:30 this morning when a 6’3, skinny kid in a blue sweatshirt with gray sleeves came around the corner of the building at Fulton Street and made a grabbing motion at my chest. He mumbled something inaudible and pulled … Continued

HOLLA-toons!

Cross-Posted from Hollaback! Boston We are excited to share these awesome cartoons with you guys today! They are courtesy of Laura of Hollaback! Alberta and they are badass as hell. Thanks, Laura! These are fantastic.