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A Week in Our Shoes – Women’s March on Washington Edition

Heya hollas! Here’s what’s been going on in the Hollaverse of late… At Hollaback HQ Deputy Director Debjani gave a bystander intervention training at Cornell’s Institute for Labor Relations. Around the World Speaking of academics, Hollaback! Bahamas spoke on the “Majority Rule and Social Movements” panel at the University of The Bahamas’ inaugural Majority Rule … Continued

A Week in Our Shoes

Happy 2017, Hollas!!! Hollaback! HQ was closed for the holidays, but now our office is back in business, ready to make a difference in the coming year. But to catch up before we move forward, here are some updates from the past couple of weeks: At Hollaback HQ We had a great time at our … Continued

The December HeartMob Beat: Send Some Love this Holiday Season

Find out what’s going on with HeartMob with December’s issue of The HeartMob Beat!   #TeachMeTuesday This week we launched #TeachMeTuesday! Every Tuesday, check out our social media accounts for tips about how to stay safe online and find directions to some HeartMob resources that can help you deal with or avoid online harassment. You can … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “I was so angry, confused and upset.”

I was walking alone to get my bus home from work at 6pm (broad daylight, not wearing anything revealing-not that this information should be relevant to any discourse but unfortunately always is and those are the facts) when four guys in a cab in their mid forties(I’m 25, could have been any age from the … Continued

Will you be at our HOLLAday Fundraiser Party?

Hey Hollas, If you’re based in NYC and want to support Hollaback! while ringing in the Holiday spirit, please join us at our HOLLADAY Fundraiser Party! We’re celebrating progress and looking to the future — we all have the right to feel safe in public space! When: Saturday, December 17th at 5-8pm ET Where: t.b.d. … Continued

Acoso En El Bus

Iba en el bus ruta Heredia-UCR y a la par mía se sentó un tipo de unos 18 años, yo iba super concentrada estudiando y la verdad no le presté la más mínima atención, además ¿por qué iba hacerlo?, cuando el bus llegó a plaza Lincoln el tipo me toca la pierna yo lo vuelvo … Continued

Bouncer to the Rescue

So this guy raped my friend. After that, he refused to leave them (my friend) alone and also was making a number of other gender-nonconforming, AFAB (assigned female at birth) people in my community uncomfortable with his attentions. Rapist dude (a cisgender guy) showed up at a queer women’s dance party that I was at … Continued

11 Years Old and Afraid

I was 11. I recall wearing a knee length skirt and T-shirt. I was walking in front of a mall when I began to hear whistles and grown men yelling things out. At me, an 11 year old girl. “Nice legs!” “Hey gorgeous!” I was terrified, alone, and in desperate need of my mom. I … Continued