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Legal Momentum’s Lisalyn R. Jacobs Shares Her Story With Hollaback!

BY VICTORIA TRAVERS Hollaback! has been keenly following the fantastic work being completed by the National Task Force to End Sexual Violence Against Women. We were lucky enough to interview Lisalyn R. Jacobs of Legal Momentum, the organization’s Vice President for Government Relations and an all round kick-ass player in the fight to end violence … Continued

The Hollaback! Effect: Have You Felt It?

Please welcome our newest Hollaback! Maria Luiza Welton! Maria is a Hunter College Honors graduate that is currently studying at Columbia University for her Masters in social work. Maria lives in New York and is super-psyched to be joining the Hollaback! blogging team. Read on to see what drew Maria and why she always is … Continued

Greta’s story: I hope they get reported

I was coming home from my gym class when I stumbled upon a group of young men. Probably in their early twenties or late teens. I am in the midst of a project I am working on so I didn’t pay much attention to what was going on around me on the street. Until I … Continued

Maya’s story: A repeat offender.

I was eating at a restaurant when I noticed a man masturbating at a table near me. I called the cops and the man was arrested. He has since plead guilty, turns out he did this to another woman. [got_back]

Jumo Organizations Challenge: Vote For Us!!

GOOD Maker have joined forces with Jumo to further their mission to help people take meaningful action in the world. They are offering $2,500 in grant funding for projects that are exclusively from organizations who are former Jumo members and we have entered! So support us! Check out our unique submission where you can read … Continued

Hollaback! San José: End Street Harassment

Cross-posted from Hollaback! San José. End Street Harassment Room in the 8th Annual Tunnel of Oppression Tuesday April 3, 2012 // 9am-8pm, Wednesday April 4, 2012 // 9am-8pm, Thursday April 5, 2012 // 9am-12pm. SJSU Student Union Ballroom We have the power to end street harassment. For the full experience, visit SJSU V-Day‘s Hollaback San José: End … Continued

Threatened Man’s story: unwanted touching

One time I was just walking down the Ave and a group of girls were standing outside a Thai restaurant. One of them slapped my butt as I passed and said “nice ass baby”. I felt like turning around and kicking her in the cooch but I resisted because I didn’t want to lower myself … Continued

Sarri’s Story: Stop and think

It’s been a fairly typical Saturday, and I’ve been out and about all day. I happened to notice a few men look at me and smile earlier, I didn’t pay much attention – they were looking at my face after all. It’s just nice to see people smile, sometimes. To get home, I walk down … Continued