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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

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA for Change Edition

Hey Hollabackers! This week, Hollaback! was featured in City Paper, Belgium Time, CONTESSA GAYLES · Multimedia Journalist, Black Youth Project, Writog, State News, and NY City Lens. Also, Thee Kats Meoww just released this awesome video from our rally earlier this month! Finally, check out this video from STAGE: Students Taking Action for Gender Equity. In celebration of … Continued

“The Ugly Truth” – Letter to Amanda Todd

Hi Team Hollaback, You may have read the recent news articles on CBC.CA regarding Amanda Todd, a young girl who lived in British Columbia, Canada. This 15 year old was bullied to death after an older male convinced her to flash her breasts while she was on SKYPE with him. He told her she was beautiful and … Continued

Help a Holla Out: Donate to Our Campaign Today!

Hollaback! has until midnight tonight to raise 1,500 to bring our site leaders to NYC for #hollarev, the first ever speaker series and workshop retreat on street harassment!  Please support our campaign today!  $10 shows our site leaders that you have their back! We’ve created thank you videos for all of our amazing donors.  Check … Continued