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Press Release: Burt’s Bees product tells women, “Let the Catcalling Commence.”

Former customer Colleen Kiphart joins Hollaback! to demand the company issue a real apology and immediately stop production of products that legitimize street harassment Colleen Kiphart stewed over the packaging for months before she decided to speak up. Now, Kiphart and Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to ending street harassment, are working together demand that Burt’s … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Happy HOLLAween Edition!

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by Policy Mic, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun, CNN (iReport), The Root, The Daily Free Press, The Athens News and ;Hollaback!’s ED, Emily May, won an award for being one of the “50 Fearless Minds Changing the World.” The date for International Anti-Street Harassment Week has been set for March … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Making Waves Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by Metro News, Greatists, Stop Street Harassment, The Seattle Times, Time Magazine, Ottawa Citizen, PRN Newser,  Purposefully Scarred, The Post (Ohio University), Metro News and The New York Times Hollaback! took part in the Creative Time and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum presentation, Between … Continued

Turning the Tables on Street Harassment : Kitty Kat Kalling

Check out this video where two women turn the tables on street harassment, Holla’ing at men on the street.  Katie, one of the writers of the video, says: “We wanted to turn the tables and see how men would feel if we “holla-ed” at them! Our parody pulls from real life experience and we hope … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: #Harassmentis Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by Awkward Inquiries, The Examiner, Athens News, and Athens Ohio Today. Hollaback! launched “Harassment Is: An exploration of identity and street harassment” as a part of our #HarassmentIs campaign, alongside our “harassment-is” tumblr page, for people to post photos or vlogs of what “harassment is” and expand the … Continued

Hollaback!’s #HarassmentIs Media Advisory

HOLLABACK! LAUNCHES #HARASSMENTIS: AN EXPLORATION OF IDENTITY AND STREET HARASSMENT The guide, tumblr, tweetup, and chalkwalk seek to fill a gap in the global conversation about street harassment. NEW YORK CITY, NY. Today Hollaback! releases their newest publication, “#HarassmentIs: an exploration of identity and street harassment” to inspire a broader understanding of how identity can … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Workshopping Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by The Guardian (London), Boston Neighborhood Network News, RH Reality Check, The Dalhousie Gazette, The Guardian (US), NY Press, The Post, Athen’s News, CTV, and NYU Local. ED, Emily May, spoke at a NYC Lady Drinks event for the International Day of the Girl. Next week, we have some exciting … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: Out on the Streets Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by the Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, Metro News, One Equal World, and Stop Street Harassment; Hollaback!’s ED, Emily May traveled to Houston to shoot a video for the Giving Library, she was interviewed for a documentary on social entrepreneurship and was featured on Bronxnet. Here’s what the HOLLAs … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: Back to School Edition

Hello Hollabackers! This week Hollaback! was featured by My Local, HuffPost British Columbia, The Canadian Broadcasting Company,The Smithsonian Online, Tok Nok, Money News, TED Blog, Bustle, Care2, Mashable and Baltimore Out Loud; Hollaback New York City posted about their upcoming participation in Suzanne Lacy’s “Between the Door and the Street” project, a collaborative effort with … Continued