Hiya hollas! With summer in full swing, we’ve got a lot going on across the country and around the world. Read about our efforts below and learn how you can become apart of the movement to reclaim public space. AT HOLLABACK HQ Leah traveled to D.C. to represent Hollaback! at a meeting of Communities Against … Continued
This guy was sitting across from myself and a man on the Rapid Ride D bus going down 3rd Ave. He kept leaning over to the man next to me and saying “You’re old. You’re ugly. You’re a coward.” Trying to pick a fight or something? I don’t know. He was visibly drunk or on … Continued
I was on my way to a movie with friends. He said “Hey beautiful” to me as we passed each other in the crosswalk. He then stopped in the middle of the crosswalk, stared at me, and asked, “Where you going?” I said, “Fuck you!” and kept walking.
Him: Hey. Hi beautiful. What’s your name? Me: None of your damn business. Him: That’s pretty unique. (Walks away.) You dumb bitch! (Continues screaming expletives at me. I pull out my phone.) Him: Yeah call the police you dumb bitch!
I was studying in a park a couple of months ago and this down and out guy sat next to me and rambled about how he’s been let down by women… Eventually asking if I’d be his woman? I told him I have a boyfriend and walked away. I bumped into the same guy today … Continued
If you’ve been on social media, you’ve seen fake news. Some of it’s just silly, but a lot of it libels and denigrates people who are working for change and liberation – and it’s even used against regular people to discourage us from speaking our minds. HeartMob has put together a handy graphic to help you understand what it’s all about.
What’s up hollas? With everything going on in the world, we hope you’re taking care of yourselves. Check out what we’ve been up to for the past week and remember, we got your back. AT HOLLABACK HQ Debjani trained members of the Human Services Council alongside NYC Anti-Violence Project. Leah spent the weekend talking digital … Continued
Today I was eating a banana while waiting for a crossing signal to change. A large group of boys surrounded me and one screamed in my face “deep throat it” followed by “take it all.” I was so shocked and taken aback I didn’t know how to respond. I also felt nervous, I am a … Continued
I was street harassed when going home after a night out. It was 3 in the morning and i was walking to my bus stop, next to a park, and as i walk past a man, aged 30, he calls out saying, “hey lady, what are you doing, how are you going??” I walk past … Continued
So I have DDDs and a round butt and I m constantly getting negative attention, especially males older than 30, when I’m just wearing a t shirt and shorts (it’s so hot and humid). I never get to wear the outfits I want to wear because of the over sexualized image I portray when wearing … Continued