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Ella’s Story: Harassed because of hand holding

Today, I held hands with another woman for the first time in public. It was her first time, as well. Within less than 30 seconds of intertwining hands, a man drove by us in a truck, honked the horn multiple times, and lifted his face to the sky and howled towards us. Imagine grotesque “Mad … Continued

Quentin’s Story: Birthday blues.

It was my 12th birthday. I and two of my friends were walking back from Walgreens (we had bought ice cream) and we were waiting to cross the street back to the neighborhood. Two guys driving past yelled “Daaamn!’ at us. My friends laughed. I wasn’t even a teenager and was already being sexualized by … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “I’m fourteen”

Was looking at a menu on the side of a building and two men walked by and they appeared drunk (it was 4 o’clock) and one preceded to say something inaudible and I managed to pick out the words “you look nice and tight” and they walked away. I’m fourteen and was with my parents … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: No I don’t want a ride.

A car kept verbally harassing me while I was waiting for the bus. They kept asking me if I wanted a ride in a really sleazy way. They wouldn’t stop asking me until I started taking photos of his car. [got_back]

Week in Our Shoes: Heatwave

What’s up, Hollaback!  Things are heating up here at the HQ! The hot and humid air can’t get in our way of keeping the movement going. Here’s some great news: we are hiring two positions here at the HQ! For our Full-time Program and Administrative Assistant, we are looking for someone with strong administrative, communication, … Continued

Mary’s Story: 3rd time is not the charm.

Three instances around the same area in Chelsea: 1. On my way to the mailbox before heading home- Random Guy 1: Hey, I like your sunglasses! Me: Thanks! RG1: Hey, can I ask you a question? Me: Uh? RG1: I’m having a party next weekend, do you want to come? Me: Uh, no that’s okay, … Continued