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Healthy Masculinity Summit Faculty: Conversation-Starters

    This October 17 – 19 in Washington, DC the Healthy Masculinity Summit will mark the beginning of the Healthy Masculinity Action Project. The summit’s structure, designed to be facilitated through conversations instead of presentations, requires skilled dialogue facilitators about issues like ending street harassment and more. That’s where the topnotch faculty members for … Continued

A week in our shoes: PRIDE EDITION

Hello Hollabackers! This week’s edition is all about PRIDE.  We are proud of the tremendous progress made for LGBTQ individuals this year, proud of the tremendous legacy left by our interns Natalie and Victoria, and proud to have Rikera and Sunny on our team this summer. Here’s the details: PRIDE! We marched with over 45 … Continued

Jana’s Story: So shocked

I was going home by bike, it was after 10 o’clock in the evening and it was already getting quite dark. I was waiting for the traffic lights to change at the bikeway at the crossroads. Right in front me, a bus stopped and a young woman stepped out of the bus and went down … Continued

Why I’m giving $20 to Hollaback today.

Cross-Posted from Travelling Legally Caution: The following includes some liberal use of four-letter words. Be aware, read with care. *** When I woke up this morning, I planned for this to be a pleasant post about how nice it is to go to a familiar church when living abroad. Not so much, now. I don’t … Continued

This Sundress is Not for You

Cross Posted from Hips and Hangers I want to take a minute to talk about something serious- street harassment. I’ve never met a woman that hasn’t had to deal with cat calls, whistles, and/or unwanted advances at some point in her life. It’s something I face about 2-3 times a week as part of my … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: New submission from phone app

Gettin on the Blue Line & this youngish guy gives me a predatory look & says “I see you been workin out” He gets up from across the aisle to come sit next to me. I immediately get up & move across the train. He mutters “I’m sorry” as I get up. Leave me alone! … Continued