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A week in our shoes: HOLLA AROUND THE WORLD

Hey Hollabackers! Because of your support, we continue to move and shake.  This week: Hollaback Philly needs your support! They write, “You heard about our advertising campaign for the Philadelphia subway lines. Help us expand that campaign to include more ads, and push us toward our goal of getting ads in bus shelters in Philadelphia!” … Continued

Brian’s story: “A bunch of faggots”

I was walking with two male friends and we happened to be walking very close together. I’m female-bodied but present ambiguously. A car drove by and slowed down, calling us “A bunch of faggots,” and then sped away really quickly. [got_back]

Nicolette’s story: “SLUTS”

My roommate and I were walking down the street back to our apartment from our local Kwik Trip in t-shirts and athletic shorts around 11:45 pm. We were minding our own business, clearly, simply walking and talk about our plans for the rest of the evening. As we crossed and intersection a car turned, slowed … Continued

A week in our shoes: KAMAU BELL RULES EDITION

Hey Hollabackers! Because of your ongoing support, we’ve had a rockin’ week! Here’s what’s new: Street harassment expert Vicky Simister joins our team for the month!  The UK Anti Street Harassment Campaign was founded in 2010 by Vicky after she was harassed and subsequently assaulted on a North London street. When the police were called, … Continued

The Healthy Masculinity Summit: Bring Your Questions

Cross-posted with permission from our friends at the HEALTHY MASCULINITY SUMMIT The test of knowledge is not based on how much you know but on how you act when you don’t know. This is an idea based on writings by John Holt, an education scholar,. He wants to make sure that curiosity doesn’t disappear during … Continued

Our awesome intern, Rikera!

Rikera interned with us this summer, and she was amazing. She wrote and published HOW-TO guides, added resources to our site, cleaned up our press section (which was overwhelming!) and garnered over 1000 new facebook fans and twitter followers. She also made this video, talking about her experience. Thank you for everything, Rikera! The movement … Continued

A week in our shoes: THINGS THAT RULE EDITION

Hey Hollabackers! We hope you’re having a beautiful harassment-free summer! Here’s what we’ve been up to this week: Interns rule.  A big thank you to our summer interns Sunny Frothingham and Rikera Taylor.  Sunny worked on this year’s “State of the Streets” report, which will be released this fall, and in doing so elevated the … Continued

Photo Op: Fighting Harassment with Fashion and Photography

Sya Groosman is a talented, passionate college student and photographer in London who has big dreams to make an artistic impact to fight sexual/street harassment. With her culminating project at the University of Arts, she hopes to raise people’s awareness of the low conviction rates of sexual harassment while channeling her interest in fashion. She … Continued