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HOLLA ON THE GO: Groped by Bicyclist

I was walking on the sidewalk and two teenagers were approaching on their bicycles. One reached out and grabbed my chest and biked away quickly before I could react. [got_back]

Islamophobic Train Reviser & Bystander Fails

Today an apparently magrebi man who was traveling in a train from Pamplona to Zaragoza couldn’t pay the ticket (he needed 1,15€ more). No one helped him. The reviser has told him to get off the train and he went completely mad. Finally, the reviser pulled him out in a village in the middle of … Continued

Groped at State Fair

I was visiting Countryfile Live (I think it’s a bit like the state fairs across the pond) with my parents – I’m a 19-year-old girl. While dad used the facilities, mum and I watched a demonstration of dogs herding ducks around a cute little obstacle course, and this old guy (I’m talking 70+ here, old … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: In the Media and More!

Hey Hollas! It’s been an exciting week here at HQ! We’ve had a great week discussing the work we do in various forms of media, from radio shows to podcasts to news articles! Hollaback! And HeartMob were featured in The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. Debjani and Joel Stein were a part of the discussion … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Groped by a Young Kid

This happened a few months ago, it was around 6pm and I was walking home from work. I had my headphones in and didn’t hear anyone approaching me. There wasn’t anyone else on the street as far as I could tell. Suddenly I felt someone firmly grab my ass and the a young boy, probably … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Excessive Daily Harassment

I live in an apartment complex on Lawrence street and make the less than 10 minute walk down Lincoln Street to my office every day. For the past week there has been a large group of construction workers on the corner of Lawrence and South Waverly building some sort of high end townhouses. For the … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Walking to Class

Guy on street: hey cutie Me: excuse me? Guy: I said hey cutie Me: you shouldn’t talk to people that way Guy: I’ll talk to people however I want Me: well you shouldn’t Guy (now across the street): if you don’t like it, you don’t have to listen! [got_back]