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HOLLA ON THE GO: 99 Problems

Walking out of CVS a homeless man was yelling at another woman about my age walking towards me “you want black or white?” His friend (who I’m assuming was a different race, I at no point looked at these men) added “or you can have both, like a chocolate chip cookie.” She didn’t acknowledge them … Continued

Ruby’s Story: Harassed at the Bus Stop

I’m 17 and I had to get the bus home after school on Friday, which I don’t normally do as my mum will pick me up, but this particular day she had to work late. The bus stop is a five minute walk from my school and is located on a busy main road, however … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Roadworkers

2 Guys working on some new cabling in road leered, smiled, and said ‘alright?’ I didn’t feel complimented. I know from years of experience that if you don’t please men doing this they will become hostile. Thankfully in this particular and rare case when I ignored them they said nothing but it felt very unpleasant … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Team Expansion Edition

Hola Hollas! This week at Hollaback! HQ we are going for it with the Story Sharing Campaign and the promotion of our *new and improved* app. We’ve had many story submissions, great discussions, and most importantly, new users who will be able to share their stories and fight street harassment. We are also thrilled, overjoyed, ecstatic, and … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Update on me: Ally

So I just remembered something that didn’t annoy me before but now that I know a bit more about street harassment it does. After the second time I was harassed which was at a movie theatre.(a guy was talkin a bout my friend, my cousin, and my butts.) I decided to tell my mom and … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Sexually harassed

A man asked me for money and I gave him what I had. Then he proceeded to sexually harass me. There after, every time I saw him on the street, he would call out to me and sexually harass me. Had to stop walking down this street. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: Drive-by verbal

Walking down this street when a carload of men hung out the car windows and shouted things at me that I couldn’t quite make out (good on ya, lads). [got_back]