Author: admin

Anti-alcohol Abuse Ad Blames Rape Victims

BY ELIZABETH GYORI Alcohol abuse and underage drinking are certainly problems faced by many teenagers and young adults across the U.S. We’ve all learned about the effects of excessive alcohol consumption in health class. With excessive drinking comes a decrease in motor skills, negative health effects on the liver, judgment impairment and the possibility of … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes

BY EMILY MAY Greetings Hollaback friends, activists and supporters! As a mighty Phoenix rising up from the ashes of 2011, ignited with the blaze of activism, we have burst through the beginnings of 2012 with the tenacity and fervor that we mean to continue with. 2011 was awesome but 2012 will be super-out-of-this-freakin’-world-awesome! We have … Continued

Street Harassment: A Human Rights Issue?

BY VICTORIA TRAVERS By using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights there may be no confusion as to whether Street Harassment is a Human Rights issue. Article 1 states: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in … Continued

I’m an Egyptian Girl: An Anti-Street Harassment Film

Check out this short anti-street harassment film from Egypt by Cairo students Merna Karam, May Kassem and Mirna Makary. It is so awesome to see courageous ladies raising awareness of street harassment all over the world, for every person that takes a stand several more are sure to follow, so let’s keep talking about it, … Continued

Activist Natalie Warne: Awesome, Young and Modest

BY VICTORIA TRAVERS Meet Natalie Warne, an awe-inspiring young lady from humble beginnings who achieved the impossible with spirit, determination and a shed load of Red Bull. In the following video Natalie speaks about her struggle to run a successful campaign for the Invisible Children Project, the movement that seeks to end the conflict in … Continued

I’m feminist enough

I’m Feminist Enough, vol. 1 from Shannon Washington on Vimeo. (we’re blushing up a storm over here after that Hollaback! shout-out!)

Donate to Hollaback! The Perfect New Year’s Resolution.

BY VICTORIA TRAVERS The lull between Christmas and New Year is the perfect time for reflection, you’ve consumed four times your body weight in turkey and paralyzed on the sofa you are forced to think of this year’s events. Was it, for instance, absolutely necessary to reiterate the rules of Monopoly to your family in such … Continued

Epa’s Story: Unexpected

There were two men in their mid 50’s in the elevator. As soon as I get in I hear “sexy, sexy, sexy”. I did not react because I had just finished dining with my dad and cousin and the last thing that was crossing my mind was that I would have to deal with sexual … Continued