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Bouncer to the Rescue

So this guy raped my friend. After that, he refused to leave them (my friend) alone and also was making a number of other gender-nonconforming, AFAB (assigned female at birth) people in my community uncomfortable with his attentions. Rapist dude (a cisgender guy) showed up at a queer women’s dance party that I was at … Continued

11 Years Old and Afraid

I was 11. I recall wearing a knee length skirt and T-shirt. I was walking in front of a mall when I began to hear whistles and grown men yelling things out. At me, an 11 year old girl. “Nice legs!” “Hey gorgeous!” I was terrified, alone, and in desperate need of my mom. I … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Followed & Harassed on the Way to School

I was taking my usual seven-minute walk to school today. When I was close to campus, I saw a man turn a corner. He was shouting random nonsense at seemingly thin air. Everybody outside in ear shot was looking at him like “What the hell, dude?” He must have seen me looking, because he crossed … Continued

“It Made Me Sick to My Stomach”

I was walking over to the gas station beside my work to get a drink when a man came up beside me and started asking me a lot of personal questions, including his request for my phone number. I told him I only had a few minutes to get my drink and that I didn’t … Continued

Join us: Hollaback! Bystander Intervention Training Webinar

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, you’ve come forward to tell us about how the rise in harassment and violence in the U.S. is impacting you on MomentofTruth2016.tumblr.com. And yet we have also heard from you a desire to rise up, speak out, and intervene when you see harassment happening. That’s why we’re … Continued