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Experiencing Harassment Twice in One Night

At around 6:30 in the evening I was walking back towards the train station with a friend, and two teenagers walked around the corner towards us, one boy and one girl. After we walk past them, the boy yelled out; “fucking slut” so loudly, at first we had no idea what or who he was … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “Cutie Pie”

Was walking to the subway when a group of 20-something year old men were on the corner, probably waiting for a bus. One of them shouted “Hey cutie pie!” And made kissing noises. I stopped in front of the group and asked if he really thought it was ok say that to someone, and he … Continued

Behind My Back

I was standing alone in the cue in front of Berghain. Behind me were two men who started to talk about how ugly and disgusting lesbians and especially trans guys are. How ridiculous it is to them that they bind their chest and that “women should look like “normal” women” and style themselves feminine. I`m … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassment on the Train Platform

I was on the phone figuring out where my ride was going to pick me up and a man started following me and screaming at me to go away. I had been standing on the platform about 15 seconds. He claimed this (the train platform) was not my home and I needed to go back … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Multiple Meetings and a Few Features

Hey Hollas! We’ve had another busy week here at HQ–the weather has been cooling down a bit in NYC but we’re getting fired up by planning and preparing for a very busy fall of advancing the movement to end street and online harassment! This past weekend we had a very successful board and staff strategic … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: A Walk at 10 PM

I was walking my dog at 10pm at night in the rain. Man yells at us to get off his property and starts calling me a bitch. I said I was not in his property and it’s a public side walk. I kept walking and he came out and hollered at me more. Every other … Continued

Street Harassment in the Daytime

I walking home from work in the middle of the afternoon, and a man made a very obnoxious high pitched howl. Somehow, he thought screaming at a woman would make him feel more masculine. This must have been the seventh time I was street harassed. I live in a very liberal town that has shown … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Scary Customer

I was at work early in the morning and I was the only one up front. A man comes to the checkout and as I am about to ring him up he reaches across the counter and grabs my hand. I’m staring at him in shock as he looks me in the eye and says … Continued

“I felt so angry and uncomfortable”

I was walking my grandma’s dog when a car full of guys pulled up. They started leering and hollering, making comments about my butt. I felt so angry and uncomfortable. Like most women, I experience this on a regular basis, and I just got fed up. I just flipped them off and kept walking. That’s … Continued