Category: Announcement

HeartMob gears up for a major renovation!

To better support victims of online harassment, we’ve partnered with the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) to form focus groups of women and gender-expansive journalists to help further develop HeartMob thanks to a generous gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.  Over the next year we’ll roll out a series of updates to HeartMob designed to improve … Continued

#MeToo: Resources and Support for Survivors

There is something very powerful happening right now on social media. After revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual assault and harassment, survivors are sharing their personal experiences with the hashtag #MeToo. You might be feeling overwhelmed or triggered by the news cycle and your social media feeds, so we’ve outlined some key resources for survivors and allies.

Counterspeech DOs and DON’Ts

Despite some of the headlines, not all harassers are unreasonable. If you feel safe, you can use counterspeech to challenge harassment, hate speech, and discriminatory attitudes online.

We’re looking for fall interns!

Update: We have hired all of our interns except for a graphic design intern. See more below! Come work with a feminist organization working to end all forms of harassment. Hollaback! is accepting applications for fall  graphic design interns. Interested applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to [email protected] Internship candidates will be … Continued

Statement on Charlottesville and Ongoing Hate, Harassment, and Violence

Last weekend the largest gathering of white supremacists the U.S. has seen in a generation assembled in Charlottesville to “Unite the Right.” From the White House to the streets, white supremacists are proliferating hate through harassment, violence, and even terrorism. The message is clear: public space does not belong to the public. But Hollaback! will continue to fight for everyone’s right to be safe in public spaces. And everyone means all of us.

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.