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
At Hollaback!, we stand with everyone who has ever faced harassment or assault. We are grateful to the many silence breakers who have come forward and so boldly shared their stories so that others can be safer, and less alone. Today, a jury convicted Mr. Weinstein of felony sex crime and rape, but acquitted him … Continued
HeartMob has a FREE upcoming webinar on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT! Register to learn how to stand up for your friends when they’re facing online harassment. As always, if you or someone you know is facing online harassment, check out HeartMob and find all the resources you need to … Continued
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.