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A Week in Our Shoes: STREET HARASSMENT RESEARCH RELEASED!

Dear Hollabackers — Every week that I compile these I am more amazed than the last week at what our network is able to accomplish. This week is no exception. Here’s what our team has been up to this week: Research on street harassment released at Cornell!.  Last Friday we were joined by Speaker Christine Quinn, … Continued

Kendalle’s story: “Women are not just objects to be ogled at.”

Yesterday, when I was walking towards the train after a meeting in a gentrified and generally considered safe neighborhood in Brooklyn, a young white construction worker started harassing me. He was walking right toward me, arms outstretched, asking me where I was going looking so beautiful. This made me feel threatened and irritated–I was already … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “Ridiculous grown men”

Construction men working on Jared Jewelers in the Target shopping center on Putty Hill whistling and waving at me and a number of other women walking to and from their cars. I had parked a bit farther away from them and they still proceeded to call attention to themselves. Ridiculous grown men.

Morgan’s story: “Clearly those of us on the VARSITY CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNING TEAM have NOTHING better to do than stop to exchange contact info with some stranger in the middle of our workout”

I am running with the gang – the rest of my university’s women’s cross-country running team. We’re warming up, heading along a downtown street toward the track for our workout. We pass a group of boys who look like fellow students. No one in our group acknowledges them. They would have been just a few … Continued

HOLLABACK TO SCHOOL: Bump and Grind from Behind Guy

BY TANISHA LOVE RAMIREZ Back to school means back to harassment for 61% of men and 62% of women on college campuses.  This year, we’ve decided to poke a little fun at the harassers by developing fake facebook profiles of all the different types of harassers we’ve come to know and hate over the years. Name: Bump … Continued