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A Week in Our Shoes – Out in Force

Heya hollas! Thanks for joining us last weekend… in Prague, New York, the Hague, Jakarta, and of course Washington! We represented in women’s marches around the world. Here’s some more news from the hollaverse: At Hollaback HQ Sofia, our capable and inspired spring semester Communications Intern, came on board this week – we’re thrilled to … Continued

Leers and Stares During Morning Commute

I was on my way to class one morning, doing the usual thing of avoiding metro carts with only men. I sat down in a secluded area, and within 5 seconds, a man about 50 years old came on the metro. He didn’t sit on any of numerous empty seats, but decided instead to sit … Continued

“I saw it coming”: Routine Harassment & Bystander Fails

This was one of those situations where you see the group of guys walking down the street toward you, and you know harassment is coming. They passed a couple walking by, heckled them a little, and then as they passed me, I got “the faces”- the lip-licking, eye-you-up-and-down faces with no regard to the fact … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes – Women’s March on Washington Edition

Heya hollas! Here’s what’s been going on in the Hollaverse of late… At Hollaback HQ Deputy Director Debjani gave a bystander intervention training at Cornell’s Institute for Labor Relations. Around the World Speaking of academics, Hollaback! Bahamas spoke on the “Majority Rule and Social Movements” panel at the University of The Bahamas’ inaugural Majority Rule … Continued

Harassed 3 Times in One Day

Three times yesterday I was yelled at and leered at while wearing all black with most of my body covered from head to toe because it’s freezing out. Right down to a hat and a large pair of shades covered a large part of my face. The only part of my skin showing was the … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes

Heya hollas! Here’s what’s been going on in the Hollaverse over the past week… At Hollaback HQ Aoife, our capable HeartMob intern, has returned to us for a second semester! We are so grateful to have her with us again. We also welcomed Kendall, our very first graphic design intern. Kendall, an inspiring artist, comes … Continued

Felt Up at the Movies

In a pretty empty theater, a guy asked if he could sit in the seat next to me and partway through the movie, I felt like there was something brushing against my thigh. I didn’t know what it was or if it was part of the seat, so I just moved around but it happened … Continued