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.
All too often, people targeted for this form of online sexual harassment – sextortion – hear that they’re to blame. But Thorn and HeartMob have your back.
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 humbled and proud that President Obama has featured Hollaback! executive director Emily May as a leader who exemplifies his vision of the future.
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
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.
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.
We’re looking for two interns to join us this summer to work on Hollaback! communications and our The People’s Supper program! Join us at our downtown Brooklyn office and help us magnify our impact as we work to end harassment in public spaces. Both positions run through August and the estimated time commitment will be … Continued
Hollaback! HQ in Brooklyn is currently hiring for three positions! Join our team as #100Days100Dinners Program Evaluator, #100Days100Dinners Part-Time Program Coordinator, or Bystander Intervention Part-Time Program Coordinator. All positions are open until filled. Apply today!
A New York Times article posted this morning misrepresented Hollaback!’s online harassment work through its HeartMob program.