Month: December 2013

Evelyn’s Story: “I am so furious”

At around 22:45 on Wednesday, December 18th, I was walking from work to a restaurant that is open all night with free wifi with the intentions of finishing my last papers of the semester. It isn’t particularly cold out right now, but I expect it will be later, so I brought an incredibly large down … Continued

Mary’s Story: Cosplay harassment

So I was walking back to our villa with my roomies from a convention when every few steps someone would honk, call out their window, try to come up and talk to us, ect. At first I was kind of in shock. I’m only fourteen and come from a really small town and had never … Continued

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! NYC

It’s the 18th day of our 31 days of HOLLA and we’re looking at Hollaback! NYC! Along with Interns Sarah, Maya, and Stacy, Hollaback! NYC published “Harassment Is” – an intersectional approach to street harassment. Check it out here:http://www.ihollaback.org/harassment-is/ Show some support for our NYC Hollaback! site at http://nyc.ihollaback.org/  

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio

On the 17th day of our 31 days of HOLLA, we’re turning towards team Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio! Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio launched in April of 2013 and have been making huge strides in the movement against street harassment ever since. In May, the team began their Bystander Intervention Training for area bartenders, working together to create … Continued

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Korea

It’s the 16th day of our 31 days of HOLLA and today we’re highlighting yet another newly launched site, Hollaback! Korea! Team Hollaback! Korea just launched this December with a strong team of site leaders challenging street harassment in Korea! The team organized their launch party this December 14th and had a huge turnout! Great … Continued

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Pittsburgh

On the 15th day of HOLLA, we’re celebrating one of our newest teams, Hollaback! Pittsburgh! Hollaback! Pittsburgh launched this December 3rd. They had 50 people attend their launch party on December 4 at Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina! In their first few weeks, they’ve started the conversation around street harassment in Pittsburgh through multiple segments … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Recognition Edition

Hello Hollabackers!   This week Hollaback! was featured by WHYY, the NPR station in Philadelphia, The Korean Herald and Girls Globe.   Here’s what the HOLLAs around the world have been up to:   Hollaback Alberta’s, Laura Alston won the Government of Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award for 2013! Congrats! Hollaback! Winnipeg recently gained  support of … Continued

31 Days of HOLLA: Hollaback! Hamilton

On the 14th day of HOLLA, the spotlight is on team Hollaback! Hamilton! Hollaback! Hamilton launched this year – and what a year it’s been! Since their launch, they’ve had their first chalk walk, spoke at the Hamilton leadership summit on women and political activism, spoke at McMaster University’s Take Back the Night, and created … Continued