Month: October 2013

Guest Post by Mohadesa Najumi, “Sick of Street Harassment”

In our modern, global society sexual abuse exists as the most colossus impediment to gender equality. Street harassment, in particular, is a human rights issue that it serves as a daily, tangible reminder of the disparity between male and female power and freedoms. Street harassment is not something restricted to a single culture or one concentrated … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Classroom Creeper

A guy in my classroom at UB, is constantly on his laptop, with his hand down his pants. I even noticed two of the guys blushing in class, when they realized what he is doing. Nobody has said anything, because the professor is talking, and it makes me uncomfortable every Tuesday and Thursday in Park … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Making Waves Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by Metro News, Greatists, Stop Street Harassment, The Seattle Times, Time Magazine, Ottawa Citizen, PRN Newser,  Purposefully Scarred, The Post (Ohio University), Metro News and The New York Times Hollaback! took part in the Creative Time and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum presentation, Between … Continued

ThatOneGirl’s Story: No, that was not right.

I leave school around the same time that the boy’s football team heads to practice everyday. I’ve never had a problem before, but today I had a random guy run up behind me a slap my ass, and continued to run. The rest of the guys burst out laughing and cheered until I started yelling … Continued