Month: August 2012

MT’s Story: Shouldn’t have to deal with this

An older man exposed himself this morning as I was walking my dog on Benton and 40th Street, NW in Washington DC. He was wearing a white t-shirt, khaki shorts, and hiking boots and had a small back pack. I called and reported it to the police, please do the same if you encounter this … Continued

Jasmine’s Story: Harassed while in our own cars

I was driving along bopping to my music with the windows down when I drove through this intersection. A construction worker was standing in the street directing traffic and as I drove past him he decided to call out to me “Haaay beautiful.” [got_back]

Jo’s story: Showtime Creeper

Was watching Brave at the movies. Was wearing shorts, cause hey, it’s hot out. Creeper in the seat in front of us was turned around through half the movie, staring in my general direction. I SWEAR he had his hand in his pants. And he wasn’t sleeping– I saw him blinking. Disgusting! I tried to … Continued

A week in our shoes: HOT DAYS, COOL DONORS

Hey Hollabackers — We have the coolest donors in the world.  And no, we don’t just think you all are awesome because you keep us alive and afloat, we think you are awesome because you do things like this – one of my favorite Hollabacks of all time. SuperRavenRay is a repeat donor to Hollaback, and as … Continued

Anonymous’s Story: “What if it becomes worse?”

Hey, I’m a 13 year old girl and I’ve been street harassed since I was about 11-12 years old. It mostly goes like this : When I’walking down a street several cars start honking at me, or stop next to me rolling down their windows saying things like , “ohh your pretty” or “you have … Continued

CA’s story: menfolk, it’s time to STAND UP!

I was in the elevator, leaving the hospital after a joint injection. I was walking very carefully, obviously hurt/in pain. I took the elevator down to the main level, where my ride was pulling the car around for me. Two men, in their 40s, got on the elevator. I barely noticed them, and we didn’t … Continued