Badass subway hero Nicola Briggs is being given an award for standing up to her predator on December 16th. Briggs will receive the first “Shero” from the Professional Women of Westchester and a diamond peace sign necklace from D’Errico’s Jewelry at D’Errico Jewelry’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. Richard D’Errico, co-founder of the store, was impressed with … Continued
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Reprinted from NOW-NYC. For more information, click here. Tuesday, November 9th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 111 Centre Street, NYC (between Leonard & White; 6, Q, N, R, J, Z to Canal St.) WHY THIS RALLY IS IMPORTANT: NOW-NYC and anti-violence advocates from across the city are joining forces to ask Justice Cassandra Mullen to … Continued
Please join us as we talk about the revolution at Barnard on Monday, October 25th at 6:30pm! Speakers include: Emily May from Hollaback!, Shannon Lynberg and Chai Shenoy from HollabackDC, and Oraia Reid from RightRides. Here’s the description: Street harassment, or sexual harassment in public spaces, is an issue with which just about every woman … Continued
It happened a few years ago while I was in college. I was working as a waitress at a busy restaurant/bar in town and would usually get home around 1:30 am. One night I came home at the usual time, took a shower and went to bed. The next morning I find a business card … Continued
“It is not my problem or my responsibility to prevent men from assaulting me” Teamed up with fellow NYC activist and student, Sarah VanDenbergh, I had an awesome time representing HollabackNYC at the world premiere of the “Hot Pussy is No Way to Say Hello” campaign in Union Square on April 3. … Continued