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Old Man Near College

I currently go to school at the art-institute of Raleigh-Durham. Next to the school is the sal-a-del cafe a barber shop and a shoe shine man named Nick. When Nick first approached me I thought he was just a nice old man that wanted to talk so I would visit him at work and talk … Continued

“I am so sick of being regarded as sub-human”

I was walking to Adelaide train station after work last week and there was an over weight woman running, her hands full of shopping to catch her train. Two young men (in their 20’s) sitting outside the OTR on North Terrace laughed at her and told her to “Run fatty run!”. She called out “Fuck … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes: Fighting for Something Better

Heya hollas! Here’s some news from the hollaverse… AT HOLLABACK HQ Our executive director Emily spoke at Lincoln Center to promote #100Days100Dinners! She also co-hosted a “Bridging Difference” dinner. Debjani, our deputy director, was interviewed by the Womanity Foundation! Check out the article here. Emily spoke at a tele-summit, The Soul of Conflict, about gender … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes – Out in Force

Heya hollas! Thanks for joining us last weekend… in Prague, New York, the Hague, Jakarta, and of course Washington! We represented in women’s marches around the world. Here’s some more news from the hollaverse: At Hollaback HQ Sofia, our capable and inspired spring semester Communications Intern, came on board this week – we’re thrilled to … Continued

Leers and Stares During Morning Commute

I was on my way to class one morning, doing the usual thing of avoiding metro carts with only men. I sat down in a secluded area, and within 5 seconds, a man about 50 years old came on the metro. He didn’t sit on any of numerous empty seats, but decided instead to sit … Continued