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HOLLAWho? Meet NYU.

Meet Sarah Khan, NYU  hollabacker and advocate fighting street harassment around New York City. Interview conducted by Krista Bedosky 1. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? Women deal with street harassment daily here in NYC, yet we don’t openly acknowledge or discuss it. Hollaback is a chance to … Continued

Hollaback! Baltimore Interviews

Interview conducted by Rita Pasarell  Here’s what Shawna and Melanie of Hollaback! Baltimore had to say about their city, being queen for a day, and how they HOLLA: When did you start your HOLLA? Shawna: February of 2011… Melanie: … and I joined in May 2012. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does … Continued

Hollaback! Boston Interviews

Interview conducted by Chloe Safier Boston Team In the photo from left to right: Britni Clark, Kate Ziegler, Angela Della Porta, Devon Audie, Jane Carper. When did you start your holla? Devon: After a summer and fall full of planning and Hollaback! webinars, Hollaback! Boston launched in December, 2011. Why did you start a HOLLA … Continued

WEEK IN OUR SHOES: Holla’ing Back Through the Public Mic

Dear Hollabackers, This week was full of excitement with Hollabackers all over the world planning up a storm for One Billion Rising and, in countless creative ways, continuing to get the word out about Hollaback! and our continuing fight to end street harassment. Here in New York, after reading Wednesday’s Gawker article highlighting New York … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet Alberta.

This interview with Alberta’s site leader Lauren Alston was conducted by Lauren Bedosky. 1.) When did you start your HOLLA? I started working on the Alberta chapter of Hollaback in September of 2010, but Hollaback Alberta officially launched April 1st, 2011. 2.) Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? … Continued

Blair’s Story: Walk in the other direction

Walking back to my dorm from the campus library after studying late into the night, I had to cross a busy intersection. While waiting to cross, a car turned down the cross street, slowed down next to me and a guy in the passenger seat said “I like mine thick,” to me and just gawked … Continued

Kara’s Story: Holla-ing Back!

At this time in my life I was doing work as a costumer for my community college’s production of the Wizard of Oz. We had to work a LOT that month, so when we got our lunch breaks, sometimes I would head over to the local mall to chill out for the hour and grab … Continued