I was walking to meet a friend in a city I’m only visiting for a week, when I heard a car honking it’s horn. I took my headphones out and turned around – there were two guys leaning out the side of a contractor’s van, gesturing and honking their horns. Because of past harassment experiences, … Continued
Hey hollas! It’s officially International Anti-Street Harassment week! Check out what else we’ve been up to at HQ and what’s been going on at our sites all over the world…
I was around market just trying to go to my program where a guy kept following me and wasn’t leaving me alone. It started bugging me but when he followed me each block and short cut I took he was there and he tried to grab me and I tried to defend myself getting away.
A New York Times article posted this morning misrepresented Hollaback!’s online harassment work through its HeartMob program.
This incident occurred at my place of work, but I am pinning where my abuser works instead, to see how he likes his place of employment disrupted. At 10th and Capital you will find a very energetic icon of Sacramento, Downtown James Brown. He’s a street musician, or rather impersonator know throughout midtown. He appears … Continued
Hey hollas! We’ve been busy in NYC and all over the world with preparations for next week’s events for International Anti-Street Harassment week (IASHW)! Take a look at what’s been going on in NYC and globally & what we’ve got planned for next week… AT HOLLABACK HQ We co-hosted a bystander intervention training at Love … Continued
I’m really busy and I don’t drive so I like to walk down the street eating food, mostly fruit in the summer. At least once a day some man will ask me for a bite, or if he can have some. Always with a sexual intonation in his voice. Mostly like “Hey ma, lemme get … Continued
[Title: Yeah, I have tattoos] I have visible arm tattoos and was being questioned about them despite my obvious uncomfortableness. After showing one of them he called me a nasty girl in a very sexual tone. Luckily the post office workers know me quite well and were watching to make sure he didn’t try anything. … Continued
I could probably write a book just of the things men say to me on Amtrak. Tonight, the man seated next to me: – Decided to test my knowledge of Spanish by asking me if I could understand something his friend said to him when they were in Argentina – which was “tonight we’ll go … Continued
What’s up hollas?! We’ve been busy the last few weeks meeting with legislators and members of government from here in the U.S. to all the way up to Canada! Here’s what’s been going on this week… AT HOLLABACK HQ Emily met with NYC Councilmember Rosenthal this week and also spoke at the “Artists for Action” … Continued