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A Week in our Shoes: Summer in full swing

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

Ageism on the Bus

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

Nope! Not today!

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.

Didn’t Tell Him My Name

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!

his conversation is DISGUSTING

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

How to Spot Fake News and Recognize Harassment – Brought to You by HeartMob

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.

A Week in Our Shoes: We got your back

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

Harassed while taking a walk

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

Impulsive and hard headed

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