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Woman Speaks Out for First Time After Her Assault Went Viral

New York City, NY (15th December, 2014) – Two years ago, subway passenger Jasheem Smiley watched a man enter the subway, sit down next to a sleeping woman, put his hand up her skirt, and assault her. Smiley told The Gothamist “…When he started touching her that’s when I turned my camera on. My jaw dropped. I had … Continued

Letter to Our Supporters on the Recent Street Harassment Video

Dear Supporter, First and foremost, thank you for your continued support of Hollaback!. As some of you now may be aware, we have been the object of some negative press and comments on social media regarding the recent street harassment video by Rob Bliss Creative. When the video was released, we doubted more than 10,000 … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed while dog walking

I was walking my dog and a man yelled out the window of his house “Hey baby, what’s your name?” I kept walking and he yelled “Well fuck you too then, slut.”. What? How am I a slut for walking my dog? [got_back]

Know Your Rights Guide

A new report released today offers the first ever global legal resource on street harassment. Led by NGO Hollaback! and the Thomson Reuters Foundation and coordinated by global law firm DLA Piper, the “Know Your Rights” guide compiles the latest legal definitions and information on all forms of street harassment across 22 countries and in … Continued

Week in our Shoes: Rev up the Engine Edition!

Hey Hollaback!er’s,   Over the last two weeks, Hollaback! has been featured in: Today, Mic, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, NME, the New York Times, and more.   Hollaback! sites around the world have been busy!     Hollaback! Bahamas had major press in the Tribune. Their team met with The College of the Bahamas … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Creative Combat Edition

Hey Hollabackers!  This week Hollaback was featured in CBC News, The Daily Progress, Pix 11, and Business Insider Australia. At the mothership, we hosted a workshop to find creative ideas to improve the NYPD’s approach to subway harassment. Here’s what HOLLAs all around the world have been up to: Hollaback! Appalachian Ohio hosted a super … Continued

Dr. Karla Jay at HOLLA::Revolution

On street harassment, “we discovered it wasn’t just one of us, it was all of us” Dr. Karla Jay talks early anti-street harassment organizing (including an ogle in on Wall Street), movement building, and how to stand up to street harassment at this year’s #hollarev! Watch the full clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJBQ_xs350U [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJBQ_xs350U[/youtube]

Hayley Conway from All Out at #Hollarev

“…in 77 countries it is a crime to be gay. In 10 of those countries it can cost you your life…There is literally no country in the world where LGBT people are treated equally under the law.” #hollarev Today’s video from HOLLA::Revolution 2014 features Hayley Conway from All Out (@allout), taking on place and history, and … Continued