Month: March 2014

Emma’s Story: The Beginning

As I attend school in downtown Cincinnati, I understood that it wasn’t always a pretty place. I’ll be adding more stories of things that I have experienced and witnessed, but here’s one that was my first. It was August and still hot on the streets so I wore what was comfortable, shorts and a t-shirt. … Continued

Sara’s Story: “I’ll wine you and dine you”

Two guys are hanging out on the corner and periodically calling out to girls passing by things like “let me take you around town tonight! I’ll wine you and dine you and take you around the city.”  then they laugh about it afterwards to each other. [got_back]

Emily’s Story: Creepers in the elevator

I and two guys I worked with were putting new recycling barrels in a dormitory. We were waiting for the elevator and when it opened it had 5 or 6 guys in it. My co-worker said we’d take the next one. One of the guys said “You two (referring to my male coworkers) can’t fit, … Continued

Victoria’s Story: “glad I spoke up”

My best friend and I loved getting pedicures together. It was an easy way to get to spend time together since she just had a baby and I was newly married. We always went to Royal Essence at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, FL. They had the best pedicures. It included a short … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Making Herstory Edition

Hello Hollabackers! Hope everyone had a great International Women’s Day on Saturday! This week, Hollaback! was featured in ASOS Magazine, London’s Evening Standard, The Guardian, The New York Times, Dalstonist,  Ottawa Citizen, Wildtimes, MixMag, The Ransom Note, DJ Mag, Tribune 42, FACT Magazine, Resident Advisor, The Debrief, Dazed Digital, The Quietus, CNN (more than once!), and Buzzsaw … Continued

Bethany’s Story: Harassed as a waiter

I was just starting my job at a popular bar/restaurant in the town I was going to college in. It was my first real experience working in a fast paced resaurant setting, and I was doing my training with one of the other girls who had worked their a long time. After a couple days, … Continued