As a female firefighter I was sexually harassed and it went further than harassment by the men I worked with. I also remember being catcalled on the street when I was a kid and it would make me uncomfortable. I want to feel comfortable walking down the street and at work.
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Every morning when I go to school, an old creep start to talk with me and my friends, I just ignore him. But he’s so scary!
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I walk by this location twice a day on my way to and from work. There is a group of bike couriers that hang out in front of the establishment, either inside the patio area or just outside of it. There are usually five or six men. I have worked a few blocks away for … Continued
By Inti Maria Tidball-Binz & Ju Santarosa of Hollaback! Buenos Aires & Sharon Haywood of Adios Barbie & AnyBody Argentina Read this post on Adios Barbie with an introduction from Sharon Haywood, here. Every day, as women, we walk the streets, travel to work, visit our families, go out with friends, do our shopping, always knowing … Continued
Guy drove past in van, hollering and tooting his horn. I ignore and continue walking, eventually crossing the street. Then from the other side (the side I was on originally) he appeared again! Waving and tooting his horn. It was almost as if he’d turned around in order to harass me again. Later I realised … Continued
On my 30min walk home from work today I got yelled at twice by men in passing cars. It’s so disrespectful.
BY EMILY MAY We’ve been working on the campus harassment campaign for over a year. We’ve met with over 50 college students, 20 administrators, and 10 different partners. We’ve written, and re-written our concept paper so many times we finally just had to stop and say: let’s do this. We brought it to funders, and … Continued
BY HOLLABACK! BOARD MEMBER BRAD PERRY For the past 15 years I have either volunteered at or been employed by agencies working to prevent violence against women. This work has always meant a lot to me, but my one constant source of frustration was never feeling like my colleagues and I could figure out how … Continued