Month: February 2014

Week In Our Shoes: Coffee Talk Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week, Hollaback! was featured in Backdrop Magazine, Belgian Marie Claire, ASOS Zine, Philadelphia Magazine, and the Philly Daily News. Here’s what HOLLAs around the world have been up to: Hollaback! Baltimore hosted an Offline Coffee & Chat on Tuesday, a casual gathering for their community members to get together, meet fellow feminists, make new … Continued

Veronica’s Story: Hot-headed Car Screamer

Today, I got verbally assaulted because of a car accident…I was the one at fault and I tried to take responsibility for it by switching information, however….the woman said she was going to call her husband because it was his car, ok…understandable…She said “oh no you don’t understand..he’s going to be mean to you” Then … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Car Creepers

Today I was going for a walk to get some exercise and two men in a car drove past me and yelled something to me. When I kept walking and ignored them, the driver honked at me. [got_back]

Week In Our Shoes: B.Y.O.H. – Bring Your Own Holla Edition

Hello Hollabackers!  This week, Hollaback! was featured in Forbes, Wisconsin’s Women’s Network, and SPARK. Here’s what HOLLAs around the world have been up to: Hollaback! Bogota is looking for new team members! If you or someone you know may be interested, email them [email protected] for more information. Hollaback! Boston is having their Self-Care HOLLAday Party today! They’ll have … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA Is Where The Heart Is Edition

Hello Hollabackers!  This week, our Executive Director, Emily May, was named an Ashoka Fellow!! Such a great honor. Check out this awesome video introducing her as an Ashoka Fellow, talking about Hollaback! and our work to end street harassment. Congrats Emily!! Also, Hollaback! launched the FIRST EVER Educator’s Guide to Street Harassment. The guide is geared toward teachers, … Continued

Marianne’s Story: Harassment also happens to older women

Harassment also happens to older women who walk. This has happened more than once in Rockville. I have been out walking because I do not drive and I choose not to take the bus. People driving by yell at me because I am walking (and wearing a hat). They yell “hey, I like your hat” … Continued