This poem was read at our launch party by the incredibly talented Camille Theobald. This is the first ever poem written about Hollaback! I rise ready for a morning run, man I love to feel that sun Hear the birds out “tweet tweet”, and the light landing of my feet Till a noise shatters the … Continued
This incredibly powerful poem was read at our launch party on Thursday by Dailyn. At 20 years old, she’s smart, she’s fierce, and she’s an inspiration to us all. I am Ani Difranco I am beyond your peripheral vision so you might want to turn your head cuz someday you’ll find you are starving and … Continued
We have a FANTASTIC op-ed in the Daily News right now that discusses out soon-to-be-released iPhone app!! We are always concerned that misdemeanor crimes on the streets and subway are not taken seriously when they have such an enormous impact on the women and LGBTQ folks who experience them, but in this extremely disturbing piece … Continued
In this week of “Naked in a Fishbowl” the improv group of ladies saw a man touching himself on the F train to Coney Island and Hollaback’ed! The improv show plays every Monday night at the SoHo Playhouse Off-Broadway, check ’em out!
As we are always saying over here at Hollaback!, SEXUAL VIOLENCE ISN’T CULTURAL. We hear this one ALL the time, which of course forces us to collectively roll our eyes and sigh dramatically. The anecdotal evidence that we collect on this blog shows that in NYC all kinds of men harass women and all kinds … Continued
With only ten days left on our trusty pepto-bismol pink website, we’ve got two very exciting announcements. First, 16 edits, 8 months, 356 donors later, we just submitted our iPhone application to Apple yesterday! Fingers crossed. Second, the wonderful ladies at cozy wallet will be sponsoring our launch party! Cozy Wallet (cozywallet.com) is a gateway … Continued
Our launch party is coming – which means the new site and iPhone app are too! Will you be there to see it all begin? Only a little over ONE WEEK TO GO to get your VOTE in for our Changemaker’s “Action to Revelation” competition! This isn’t like the 2000 election: your vote matters here. … Continued
Hollaback! has been announced as a finalist in the online competition, Revelation to Action: Your Place. Your Idea. Your Change., sponsored by Green Mountain Coffee® and Ashoka’s Changemakers. The Revelation to Action competition seeks to find and help fund creative solutions for motivating local citizens to strengthen communities across New England and New York. To … Continued
Nails the idea of brilliance interrupted and flirts with “what women really want” in this funny sarcastic piece. Brought to us by Amalia Ortiz from Def Poetry.
At Hollaback!, we are going to start doing guest posts. You will see a lot more of these when we re-launch our site in July. Please note, these posts do not necessarily reflect our views. They are intended to start a conversation and reflect a diversity of tactics. If you would like to submit your … Continued