And we want him fired. From all the publications he works for. Since when are rape threats funny, clever, or intellectual? This douchelord obviously doesn’t have a clue. Check out our petition on Change.org and help us serve the consequences to this ignorant “journalist”. We have 1300 signatures so far—help us reach 2000. Petitions … Continued
Another opportunity to get involved by donating a few minutes of your time for an online study. An undergraduate student is working on a project related to the effects of street harassment. Please take 15-20 minutes to help her collect data by participating here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/stash Feel free to share this link with other women.
Dear Hollaback Community, In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day please help us celebrate to make this the loudest and proudest Women’s Day the globe has yet seen! Today we are collecting 100 stories for 100 years of incredible progress! Our local leaders have put together this special video valentine especially for … Continued
A new film by Lynn Glazier, Wired for Sex, Lies and Power Trips: It’s a Teen’s World, turns to three diverse groups of Toronto teens for answers on how social networking, online technology, and media are shaping and molding our views on sex and women. Told through the real voices of teens, this essential tool … Continued
By VIOLET KITTAPPA Congratulations to our comrades in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The Patriot-News reports that 150 students at Dickinson College have been protesting since Wednesday, demanding that campus sexual assaults be broadcast through the college’s Red Alert system in real time and that perpetrators of catcalls and lewd comments are disciplined. The article reports that President … Continued
From the desk of global think-tank State Rep Bobby Franklin comes a bold, useful new idea Georgia taxpayers have been waiting for. The same thought leader that brought us House Bill 14—a bill proposing that victims of rape be referred to as “accusers” of rape until the defendant is found guilty—Bobby Franklin’s new bill would … Continued
What’s in a name? Words are powerful. They can educate and empower, express and encourage. Words can forge relationships and build bridges. But despite their awesome ability to strengthen, they can also dismantle and destroy when they’re used as weapons. Stick and stones can break your bones, but words will never hurt me? Tell that … Continued
Toronto’s Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) has released the results of their study on how women do and do not respond to street harassment. 127 of you took part in the study and the results will be used to develop an app with phrases and resources for responding to harassment—look … Continued
Our leaders in Mexico City had this translated from the Riot, cause harassment knows no language boundaries. Stay tuned for AtreveteDf Hollaback, coming this April!
Meet Cassandra, the Story Collector fighting street harassment in El Paso, Texas. What’s your signature Hollaback? I flare my nostrils, while staring creeps down. Sometimes, it involves my middle finger. You know, it just depends on what kind of mood I’m in. What’s your craft? Letting sexists/racists/homophobes know what the fuck is up. My superheroine … Continued