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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

HOLLA ON THE GO: Followed & Harassed on the Way to School

I was taking my usual seven-minute walk to school today. When I was close to campus, I saw a man turn a corner. He was shouting random nonsense at seemingly thin air. Everybody outside in ear shot was looking at him like “What the hell, dude?” He must have seen me looking, because he crossed … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed while letting someone pass

Not even 24 hours into this new presidency and I am already getting accosted. Was driving to turn onto a street and had my blinker on. Saw a guy walking across looking to pass so I stopped to let him. I drive a smart car and have a Clinton sticker. This idiot in a giant … Continued

Pervert Near My College

I currently go to college at the art-institute of Raleigh-Durham I’m planning to move to another state but I want to report a man near my school that sexually harasses young African-American girls just in case things don’t work out and I have to stay in NC plus I want to make a difference anyway … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: November Greetings!

Happy November, Hollas! Hope you’ve all been having a productive week! October seems to have flown by, and by the time our next blog post is up, we here in the States will have elected a new President! We’re holding our breath… So without further ado, here’s what’s been going on here at HQ: An amazingly … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Bringing Strength and Warmth!

Hey Hollas! It’s been a cool and breezy week here at HQ to say the least, and as November approaches and our new website begins to take its final form, we’ve been working super hard for our lovely Hollas. Here’s what’s been going on at HQ: Brooklyn Frontiers High School, located in downtown Brooklyn, created … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Creepy guy selling newspapers

Over a year ago, this creepy man selling newspapers turned around as I was approaching Whole Foods, looked me up and down, licked his lips, and then grunted and proceeded to say, “Aren’t you a pretty little thing.” After telling a store employee, I avoided that store for a while since he was always there, … Continued

We Know It’s Been a Tough Week. We’re Listening.

Dear Hollaback! community, This has been a hard week for us, and we wanted to reach out because we imagine it’s been a hard week for you too. If you’re not caught up on the news, here’s a quick rundown: Donald Trump is minimizing the violent and degrading words recorded in 2005 as mere posturing … Continued