Month: April 2014

Hm’s Story: It’s not a compliment

I was walking into the Target on the corner with two friends. I was wearing a dress. I heard a male voice behind me say that he loved the dress and I ignored him. He followed my friends and I further into the store and kept saying “hey you in the dress,” but I ignored … Continued

Kellissa’s Story: Harasser in the workplace

He appears at my work every single day. Criticizing the women I work with, including me, he reaches a topic that is a personal and gender-based insecurity to every woman, sex. The way women look and dress is always a sexual concern in the publicity of men, which he makes apparent. Questioning the way my co-workers … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Drive by creepers

There is a local grocery store within .1 miles of my house that I walk to often, not having a car to drive, and I have gotten honked at multiple times, guys slow down when they pass me and give me a degrading stare, and I get comments like “hey hot stuff!” thrown out the … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Screaming creeper

Walking to my Y when a man at a bus stop on 16th and 50th NE started screaming at me and calling me a dyke, telling me to suck his dick, and that I deserved to be raped. Because I walked past him. I kept walking and called the cops, but he was gone when … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA for Change Edition

Hey Hollabackers! This week, Hollaback! was featured in City Paper, Belgium Time, CONTESSA GAYLES · Multimedia Journalist, Black Youth Project, Writog, State News, and NY City Lens. Also, Thee Kats Meoww just released this awesome video from our rally earlier this month! Finally, check out this video from STAGE: Students Taking Action for Gender Equity. In celebration of … Continued