Month: November 2013

Sky’s Story: “Why do they do this?”

I was walking to work and a man in a green sweater started talking about my thigh length socks. I told him I didnt want to talk to him and kept walking. He screamed bitch and whore at me as i walked 2 blocks. I WALKED TWO BLOCKS TODAY!!! I HATE IT. I CRIED AND … Continued

Transgender Day of Remembrance : Harassment Is

Today, in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, we’re taking some time to read over a section from our #HarassmentIs publication.  These stories highlight many of ways that transfolks experience violence and discrimination in public spaces.  At Hollaback!, we believe that everyone should have equal and safe access to public spaces.  This Transgender Day of … Continued

Bridget’s Story: “It was terrifying”

I was walking to go get some coffee in my neighborhood, when some guy driving by yelled “YOU’RE GONNA GET RAPED!!!” extremely aggressively. It was terrifying and I started crying. [got_back]

Weeks In Our Shoes: Double-Load Edition

Hello Hollabackers!   In the past two weeks Hollaback! was featured by Studio B / WOUB,  Athens News, Whyy/ News Works , NBC Philadelphia, The Prospect, Think Progress, Calcasa,  Omaha Free Press, Parker Country Active Democrats, Feministing , Philadelphia City Paper, Feminist Majority Foundation , Ms. Magazine, Blast Bombshell , Time Out NY, Finding My … Continued

Press Release: Burt’s Bees product tells women, “Let the Catcalling Commence.”

Former customer Colleen Kiphart joins Hollaback! to demand the company issue a real apology and immediately stop production of products that legitimize street harassment Colleen Kiphart stewed over the packaging for months before she decided to speak up. Now, Kiphart and Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to ending street harassment, are working together demand that Burt’s … Continued