Month: June 2012

Tania’s Story: Stop harassing me

Thank you Parisians in the Pernety metro, December 2008 for standing like marble statues when a man leered at me, followed me around and nearly made me fall onto the rails when inching further from him. Thank you Parisians standing in the metro to Montparnasse Bienvenue, December 2008 when a drunk fool kept making lewd … Continued

Hollaback! Supports Healthy Masculinity

In the twenty-first century, no brand, company, organization, or movement is complete without some visual representation. The Healthy Masculinity Action Project is no different. Now, with the “I Support Healthy Masculinity” icon, you can promote healthy masculinity and the Healthy Masculinity Action Project. The Healthy Masculinity Action Project (HMAP) is a two-year national movement to … Continued

A week in our shoes: CITY COUNCIL BRIEFING SUCCESS!

Dear Hollabackers — We are so grateful for your ongoing support! Here’s what’s new this week: Campaign success!  We rounded out our campaign to end campus harassment — thank you to all who donated! We held our first-ever city council briefing! We briefed council staff on our newly released research on street harassment with Cornell. … Continued

M. E.’s Story: “Keep your hands to yourself”

Today at a corner store in San Francisco my sister was grabbed by this man, whom she had never seen before. He cornered her and tried to hit on her, pulled on her skirt (like one does to see how full the skirt is), then grabbed her hand and kissed her all the way up … Continued

Only hours left: Margaret’s story about campus harassment

  They called her a whore her freshman year. Now she wants to bring Hollaback to New York University. Margaret is a student at a college in New York CIty. During her freshman year, she was walking across campus, when a group of men whom she did not know approached her and shouted that she … Continued