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Punnie’s Story: Catcalling is FAR from a minor infraction

It was about 3:30 am on a Friday night/Saturday morning when I decided to walk to the Dunkin’ Donuts near my apartment to grab a scoop of ice cream. I crossed the brightly-lit intersection, seeing in the corners of my eyes, the cars waiting for their light to change. I noted a convertible at the … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Approaching harasser

I was getting into my car but the key wasn’t working, I heard a man getting closer, he started saying things like sexy beautiful gorgeous, I got nervous and it made the key more hard to work, finally he was right in front of me and he yelled “hey bitch,” I stared at him and … Continued

Denise’s Story: “It felt hostile and frightening”

On an extra hot day, I had decided to wear- albeit hesitating very much- a tank and jean shorts. I felt uncomfortable wearing this outfit, because of the kind of harassment women and minors get in my neighborhood. However, I realized that if I was restricting my outfit that much to avoid any kind of … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Bystander tactics

Some young men in a car whistled at a group of two women and a man. I was standing on the same corner as the group of three, so to distract the young men in the car, I pretended to believe that they had whistled at me. I called out, “Hey, how *you* doin’?” in … Continued

Week in our Shoes: Rev up the Engine Edition!

Hey Hollaback!er’s,   Over the last two weeks, Hollaback! has been featured in: Today, Mic, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, NME, the New York Times, and more.   Hollaback! sites around the world have been busy!     Hollaback! Bahamas had major press in the Tribune. Their team met with The College of the Bahamas … Continued