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HOLLA ON THE GO: “Everyone around me claps”

So I’m sitting in the airport right after leaving the holla:revolution conference and site leaders retreat – I’m a site leader in Canada – and this man chats me up while I’m picking out some Doritos cause I’m hungry as shit. Dude tells me I have amazing eyes and wonders if I’m an actress. I … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassment while running

The last two times I have gone on my usual running route (at different times of the day) I have been passed by the same guy on a bicycle who has made me very uncomfortable, the first time he slowed right down as he went by me and stared at me nodding and smiling for … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Creeper in a car

I was getting gas in St. Louis. A guy started yelling at me from inside his car. I just went inside and paid. He waited outside for me to come out and yelled at me some more. I told him no thanks and walked to my car. I got in and locked my doors. He … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “damn girl”

I just was about to walk down into the sky train station with a group of my girlfriends when a man on a bike went past us whistled and yelled damn girl and kept biking away. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: “NO”

I was walking to work and a man shouted, “hey, beautiful!” from across the street. I said “NO” without making eye contact. He tried again, this time with gorgeous. I said no again. “I’m just trying to say hi,” he said. “That’s not how you say hi,” I sternly replied. Thankfully, he kept walking. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: One & The Same

A young man harassed my partner and I outside her office. He said, “I wish I was like you” to which I asked him to just go away and stop talking. I should have said I wish you were like me too so you would know why what you are doing is harassment and offensive. … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “some guy watching me”

Some dude I dont know followed me for 5 blocks… He was wearing sunglasses and was maybe 9 inches behind me the whole time . Another stranger came up to me and told me there was some guy watching me.. so it must have been obvious he was following me. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: Power of the Picture

Walking to the convenience store, I got shouted at and honked at from a car with a few men in it. “Hello! Hello! You’re beautiful! Shiroi!” (White!) As I came out of the store, the shouted at me again, the same things with “Are you from gay?” They panicked when I took their picture. [got_back]