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Week in Our Shoes: November Greetings!

Happy November, Hollas! Hope you’ve all been having a productive week! October seems to have flown by, and by the time our next blog post is up, we here in the States will have elected a new President! We’re holding our breath… So without further ado, here’s what’s been going on here at HQ: An amazingly … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Bringing Strength and Warmth!

Hey Hollas! It’s been a cool and breezy week here at HQ to say the least, and as November approaches and our new website begins to take its final form, we’ve been working super hard for our lovely Hollas. Here’s what’s been going on at HQ: Brooklyn Frontiers High School, located in downtown Brooklyn, created … Continued

Bystander on the Train

It’s almost 10:00pm on the train platform at Temple University. This group of young guys–freshmen, probably–are hanging around on the platform. Suddenly a girl gets off a train by herself, and Blue Sweatshirt peels off from the group and starts following closely, trying to talk to her. It’s clear from her body language that she’s … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Creepy guy selling newspapers

Over a year ago, this creepy man selling newspapers turned around as I was approaching Whole Foods, looked me up and down, licked his lips, and then grunted and proceeded to say, “Aren’t you a pretty little thing.” After telling a store employee, I avoided that store for a while since he was always there, … Continued

Harassed Three Different Times While Walking Outside Today

Days like today make me want to move out of the city and live in solitude somewhere in the country where I don’t have to be harassed DAILY, sometimes within seconds of leaving my house. I was catcalled and verbally assaulted three times today! This Sunday is a gorgeous, sunny, breezy day in San Francisco. … Continued

Harassed While Biking

I cycle to work everyday. I have had to change my route recently because I can’t cope with the verbal and non-verbal abuse e.g. comments about my appearance and objectification towards me making comments about my body and bum for example. I am wearing lycra yes- and? Minding my own business in the cycle lane … Continued

Constantly Harassed on the Street and at School

I’m 15 and am always being street harassed. Part of the time it’s at school. I have been assualted and verbally harassed. It doesn’t make me feel better. I gave into it before and let boys do what they wanted. But I got to much attention for my ass and things got way to out … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Self Care Is In The Palm Of Our Hands!

Hey Hollas! It may be fall, but this week has felt like spring here in New York! Regardless, ‘tis the season to make waves, and here’s what’s been going on at HQ: Following a collection of women coming forward with sexual assault allegations against Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, we published a letter in defense of … Continued