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A Week in Our Shoes

Heya hollas! Here’s what’s been going on in the Hollaverse over the past week… At Hollaback HQ Aoife, our capable HeartMob intern, has returned to us for a second semester! We are so grateful to have her with us again. We also welcomed Kendall, our very first graphic design intern. Kendall, an inspiring artist, comes … Continued

Felt Up at the Movies

In a pretty empty theater, a guy asked if he could sit in the seat next to me and partway through the movie, I felt like there was something brushing against my thigh. I didn’t know what it was or if it was part of the seat, so I just moved around but it happened … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes

Happy 2017, Hollas!!! Hollaback! HQ was closed for the holidays, but now our office is back in business, ready to make a difference in the coming year. But to catch up before we move forward, here are some updates from the past couple of weeks: At Hollaback HQ We had a great time at our … Continued

“It makes me sad that young girls are still having to cope with this… I thought things might have improved a bit from when I was in grade school.”

First off, I really like the idea of this website…it’s hard, I think, for girls or women to verbalize these incidents, especially if it’s the first time you have been subjected to such harassment. I’m now a grown woman, aged 24, and have had my share of sexual harassment in life. Let me relate a … Continued

Harassment in School

This kid at my school told his friend that he was going to run up to me when I was walking to my class and smack my ass. Thankfully his friend told me, but I was so scared that I asked one of my other friends to walk me to class.

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed in Times Square

I was in Times Square after seeing a Broadway show and this group of guys walked by and all used provocative language and disgusting “flirting”. I’m very much underage and I’m not originally from here but visiting family. Where I live the guys are harmless and when I get nervous or someone catches me off … Continued