Month: March 2014

Bex’s Story: Bathroom creeper

My husband and I stopped at a fast food restaurant to use the bathroom on our way to a marriage retreat. I entered the bathroom and immediately felt like this was not a good area to be in. I entered a stall anyway and while using the bathroom a woman reached underneath the door with … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Heaps of HOLLA Edition

Hello Hollabackers! Happy Women’s History Month! HOLLAs have been especially busy this past week and it is AWESOME. This week, Hollaback! was featured in the Huffington Post (more than once!), CBC News, Stop Street Harassment blog, and Metro News. Here’s what HOLLAs around the world have been up to: Hollaback! Alberta presented yesterday on street harassment being … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: 7Eleven Creeps

I was walking out of 7eleven when a male behind me said to his friend “I like that butt!” Several times, loud enough so I could hear until I gave eye contact. I got in my car but he kept staring and then finally got into his car. I wrote down his license plate but … Continued

Sage’s Story: “Would she talk to a man in the same way?”

I’m new to Cincinnati, and I wanted to explore downtown because I heard so many good things about it. I ignored the expected “hey baby’s” and even the comment on my brown opaque stockings (WTF?). As I walked by the downtown bus exchange, a woman (older than me) made a comment like “look at you … Continued

Tweet-up today on race and street harassment: #harassmentis

We’re so excited for our tweetup today! It starts at 1pm EST, please use the #harassmentis hashtag. Our ALL-STAR list of panelists include: Soraya Chemaly @schemaly Patricia Valoy @Besito86 Jamia A. Wilson @jamiaw Jennifer L. Pozner @jennpozner Hollaback Boston @hollabackboston Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (Stop Telling Women to Smile) @fazlalizadeh Joneka Percentie (SPARK) @jpercentie. Courtney Young @cocacy … Continued

Sarah’s Story: Water Fountain Creeper

Today when I was at work I went down to the food court to get some water. I walked over to the drinking fountains to dump out my old water before I had it refilled, and as I was walking away, this man who was walking my way looked at me in a strange way … Continued