Category: Article

Another Subway Masturbator and MTA Worker Does Nothing

Last week The Gothamist reported on yet another masturbating subway douche and very little being done about it. Subway rider, Monique Henry, was making her daily commute from Queens to Brooklyn to her job as a baker. After she boarded the D train at Rock Center she witness “a middle aged Hispanic man” dressed “in … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: WHITE HOUSE EDITION

Hello Hollabackers! Hollaback in the HOUSE! The White House, that is. Vice President Joe Biden, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, and White House Advisor on Violence Against Women Lynn Rosenthal, spoke about the importance of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Administration’s efforts to reduce domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking victimization. … Continued

“Dear daughter…”

Writer/podcast producer Mur Lafferty penned a fantastic letter to her daughter that reads both brutally honest and sweetly optimistic. The whole letter is worth reading by anyone who has ever been a little girl or known someone with a daughter. In other words, you should read it. “You will not change their mind by arguing, … Continued

London Catcalling: Mayoral Candidates Campaign Against Street Harassment

BY CATHERINE FAVORITE It’s not every day we come across a political campaign that makes street harassment one of the central points of their platform. In London, however, two of the candidates running for mayor are doing just that. Siobhan Benita, an independent and Ken Livingstone, the Labor Party candidate, have both come out in … Continued

Washington, DC Introduces Legislation to Combat Metro Harassment

Cross-posted from Stop Street Harassment According to fellow anti-street harassment blog, Stop Street Harassment, new legislation proposed yesterday by Councilwoman Muriel Bowser will make it easier for police to apprehend accused public masturbators and flashers on DC’s transport system. If the bill is passed it means that the perpetrators of such crimes are more likely … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet Brussels.

Meet Angelika, another amazing activist in Brussels, fighting street harassment with multilingual, awesome comebacks. Why do you HOLLA?  Because it makes me feel less a victim. Because it is a way to reclaim my right to be seen as a full human being. And because I like it when I take them by surprise. What’s … Continued