Month: August 2013

Carolyn’s Story: Calling out creepers!

After a night out at a bar, we sometimes grab a poutine for the walk home. There is always a big crowd gathered and many people outside the restaurant eating their gravy and cheese covered fries. As we were leaving, we pass a group of guys dressed up in a variety of costumes. One guy, … Continued

Nora’s Story: “I didn’t know what else to do”

Up until now I’ve experienced the usual catcalls from the car,street,etc.I’ve even had people pull over and try to pick me up it just to stare or take a photo.A month ago I went to the park to draw and this old man (about 70) who was sitting at a different table was like “hello … Continued

Week in our shoes: HOLLA::REV AFTERMATH

Hello Hollabackers! Our first ever international speaker series on street harassment was followed by three incredible days with 20 of our global site leaders where we worked together to establish a global agenda for Hollaback!. We were inspired and humbled by their incredible vision for the future. Check out the press from HOLLA::Revolution: Stop Street … Continued

Hollaback! Teams up with Quist App

Hollaback! is proud to be a supporter of the new Quist App that just launched. Quist is a mobile app that displays events from this day in LGBTQ history.                       Historical events in the app paint a picture of how far the LGBTQ community has … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA::Revolution!

Hey Hollas! We are so excited to report to you today–the day after HOLLA::Revolution and the first day of our weekend-long site leader retreat! With over 150 attendees, 2700+ #hollarev tweets, and 17 kickass speakers, HollaRev was a HUGE success! We want to thank everyone who supported us in creating this conference and attended HollaRev … Continued

Linda’s Story: A story of saying STOP

I left my friend’s house at 11:30pm and started walking towards the metro station. The street was empty and the sky was dark. Halfway I see a group of young men standing along the opposite side of the street. I instantly know they are gonna say something. I look straight ahead and walk faster. As … Continued