Category: The Movement

NYC Council Hearing on Street Harassment!

Pop the bubbly, it’s Friday afternoon and we’ve got killer news. The NYC Council’s Committee on Women’s Issues is holding a hearing on “Street Harassment of Women and Girls.” Why? Because you holla’ed back, and they listened. One incredible woman, named Elizabeth Mendez Barry, holla’ed in El Diario (read it in English, here).  Her op-ed, … Continued

Enter your harasser in a photo competition to win $25K

“Great photography tells stories.” All of your photos tell a story.  A story that is rarely told, but that captures the experience of 90-100% of women internationally.  The grainy-ness, the blurriness, it tells a story.  Much better than a thousand dollar camera ever could.  So enter your hollabacks for a chance to win $25K.  You’d … Continued

Domestic Violence and Street Harassment

The first Annual Westside Domestic Violence Walk will take place on Thursday, October 28th from 10:30am to 1pm, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the organizers, “This walk is to educate and raise awareness in the community about the issue of domestic violence and to join other advocates, treatment providers, survivors and … Continued

Introducing… Hollaback SAN JOSE!

We are proud to announce the newest of the Hollaback sites: Hollaback San Jose! They write on their blog, “After years of being yelled at, whistled at, of having our space invaded, of being made to feel that we walk the streets at our own peril, we are ready to assert our right to feel … Continued

J’aime Olm is a #wisedam

J’aime Olm is amazing. She just won the techdisrupt competition with her idea on creating a “black box” for women’s safety. She also did something totally unheard of. She used her six minutes on stage to shout-out another start-up. You guessed it, Hollaback. She comes on stage at about minute four. She has won our … Continued

GRRL-GANGS

WAH-NAILS in London runs HollabackLDN, and posted this on their blog this morning.  My favorite part? The “we are everyone, we are everywhere” banners on the sides.  With new Hollabacks popping up left and right, this isn’t just wishful thinking.