Month: October 2013

Bonggirl’s Story: “I felt like I was being watched”

In July 2010, while returning home at around 7:30 pm, I felt like I was being watched. I realized that these were the same people who always seemed to hang around that place when I returned from my Language studies at the nearby institute. That particular night, I had walked a little forward to catch my … Continued

Jennifer’s Story: “I am a woman who demands respect”

I feel their eyes leering at me as I walk by… targeting me for their next attack. my eyes looking straight ahead thoughts racing through my mind heart beating a little faster, hoping they won’t say anything to me “Hey you!” I heard ruthless comments directed at me… Catcalling me as if I was an … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Workshopping Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by The Guardian (London), Boston Neighborhood Network News, RH Reality Check, The Dalhousie Gazette, The Guardian (US), NY Press, The Post, Athen’s News, CTV, and NYU Local. ED, Emily May, spoke at a NYC Lady Drinks event for the International Day of the Girl. Next week, we have some exciting … Continued

Ashley’s Story: Car Creeper

The other night, I was standing on my porch when a man stopped his car in front of my building. He said something that I couldn’t make out so I asked him to repeat it. When he said it the second time, it sounded like he said “Please tell me your middle name.” Confused, I … Continued