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A week in our shoes: HOLLA AROUND THE WORLD

Hey Hollabackers! Because of your support, we continue to move and shake. ┬áThis week: Hollaback Philly needs your support! They write, “You heard about our advertising campaign for the Philadelphia subway lines. Help us expand that campaign to include more ads, and push us toward our goal of getting ads in bus shelters in Philadelphia!” … Continued

Brian’s story: “A bunch of faggots”

I was walking with two male friends and we happened to be walking very close together. I’m female-bodied but present ambiguously. A car drove by and slowed down, calling us “A bunch of faggots,” and then sped away really quickly. [got_back]

Nicolette’s story: “SLUTS”

My roommate and I were walking down the street back to our apartment from our local Kwik Trip in t-shirts and athletic shorts around 11:45 pm. We were minding our own business, clearly, simply walking and talk about our plans for the rest of the evening. As we crossed and intersection a car turned, slowed … Continued

Maggie’s story: #bystanderfail

My sister and I were visiting our cousin and her boyfriend in D.C., and we were taking the metro back home around 10pm one evening. We are all in our mid- to late 20s. We had a fairly long ride so we were sitting and chatting, and the car was relatively quiet, with about 15 … Continued

Mira’s Story: Getting harassed starts at a young age

I’m seventeen years old, and these are the four times I’ve been harassed. #1 I was about eleven years old at the time, pre-puberty and I was wearing a top, a skirt and carrying a stuffed animal. My grandmother and me were on our way to our cottage with a car and we stopped at … Continued

Anonymous’s Story: “Utterly disgusting”

This afternoon in Istanbul while traveling on a very crowded subway with my husband (and trying to enjoy my honeymoon!), someone put their finger in my butt (over my skirt, thank goodness) and wiggled it around right before jumping off the train at their stop. Utterly disgusting and degrading.