Category: The Movement

Catcaller form

One of our holla’ers found this on Female Gazing.  We’re thinking we’ll print a few and see what the harassers think.   I am sure harassers love paperwork.

Meet Shawna, from Hollaback BALTIMORE!

Here is the welcome speech that she gave at Hollaback Baltimore’s launch party! Hear Shawna talk about why street harassment matters to her, to Baltimore, and to the world. It’s pretty powerful stuff – it gave me chills!

Another study from researcher Kimberly Fairchild!

This is all we are allowed to tell you about it before you take it, but it’s pretty safe to assume there is a reason we think it’s important: In this study, you will watch a short, randomly selected video of an individual and make decisions and predictions about his/her behavior and emotions.  The survey … Continued

One of the beautiful emails we received this week…

We get inspiring emails from around the world, but this one stood out to us.  It’s from a mother in Birmingham, Alabama, who is looking to start a Hollaback in Birmingham this summer.  She writes: “You are probably familiar with the iconic “southern belles” of movie lore.  While this is a stereotype, it is somewhat … Continued

Hey, Google, throw us a bone!

If you’ve ever lived or studied abroad, you may have celebrated a holiday that we have yet to recognize widely here in the States: International Women’s Day. In Italy, men give handfuls of flowers to the women in their lives each year on March 8. Google changes its logo for everything, but Hollaback couldn’t help … Continued

Last call for badass bloggers!

Armchair revolutionary and badass bloggers wanted! Deadline to submit material for consideration is tomorrow, February 11 by 2:00pm EST. Please email letter explaining your interest and qualifications as well as a blog post for publication to [email protected] Bloggers will be selected for diversity of voice, clarity of writing, and overall badassness.

Rape New York: A Series of Public Dialogues

After being raped at gunpoint in her Harlem apartment in 2001, Jana Leo resolved to fight back not only against the rapist but against the landlord whose greed and calculated recklessness set the stage for the break-in.  Encountering police disinterest, a health care system that refused to pay for a rape kit, and a beleaguered … Continued