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A week in our shoes: CITY COUNCIL BRIEFING SUCCESS!

Dear Hollabackers — We are so grateful for your ongoing support! Here’s what’s new this week: Campaign success!  We rounded out our campaign to end campus harassment — thank you to all who donated! We held our first-ever city council briefing! We briefed council staff on our newly released research on street harassment with Cornell. … Continued

M. E.’s Story: “Keep your hands to yourself”

Today at a corner store in San Francisco my sister was grabbed by this man, whom she had never seen before. He cornered her and tried to hit on her, pulled on her skirt (like one does to see how full the skirt is), then grabbed her hand and kissed her all the way up … Continued

Only hours left: Margaret’s story about campus harassment

  They called her a whore her freshman year. Now she wants to bring Hollaback to New York University. Margaret is a student at a college in New York CIty. During her freshman year, she was walking across campus, when a group of men whom she did not know approached her and shouted that she … Continued

New Comedy Video “Cat Called”

  Here’s a new video from Chescaleigh, better known as the girl who did “Sh*t White Girls Say to Black Girls” — on street harassment! Check it out and let us know what you think!  

A Note To Men Who Want To Flirt With Women

Cross Posted from Hollaback! Boston I’ve been looking for a way to describe this feeling that I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. It’s this feeling of always being on guard, of bracing myself for harassment, of anticipation and expectation of my boundaries being disrespected and breached. And I found exactly what I’ve been feeling … Continued

Irene’s Story: Campus Security Never Caught Her Harasser

Irene is a typical college student. One evening, she and a female friend were waiting outside their classroom, when suddenly, they were accosted by a man. The man told them a sad tale of being unemployed, homeless and hungry. Taking pity on him, the students fed him. After the meal, the man’s demeanor changed. He … Continued

Hollaback! Brussels Gets Major Backing!

BY DIANA EMIKO TSUCHIDA The talented movers and shakers of Hollaback! Brussels have made media waves and incredible political progress in the last two weeks, by capturing the backing of Equal Opportunity Minister P. Smet and Brussels’ Parliament Member Yamila Idrissi in the fight to end street harassment in Brussels. In recent times, Idrissi has … Continued

Heather’s story: Can’t walk a mile in a summer dress

My mother always taught me to wear loose clothing, jeans, and high-neck shirts when walking around. I think it’s because she knows people, and knows how horribly they act with young women. However, I go to school in a different area of the state and have become very comfortable running to the store with a … Continued