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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

HOLLA ON THE GO: “I think about his comment everyday”

I was wearing a black tank top without a bra. I passed one man on the street and he said “you have beautiful nipples baby!” He continued furiously ogling me as I walked past. A woman next to him started laughing. I didn’t say anything. I felt so disgusted I haven’t gone braless since. I … Continued

Walking down the beach

I was walking down to the beach to meet my friends family. I wasn’t wearing anything revealing (long sleeve shirt and jean shorts). 2 men were smirking and said “hey gorgeous what are you doing tonight?” They were obviously drinking/drunk and looked as if they were in they’re twenties. IM 14. I didn’t respond I … Continued