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Check out Hollaback!’s Employer’s, Union, and Service Provider’s Guide to Ending Street Harassment

Hollaback! recently published our Employer’s, Union, and Service Provider’s Guide to Ending Street Harassment! Check out this short video with author Debjani Roy, Deputy Director of Hollaback!, outlining what the guide offers and what you can do right now to stand up to street harassment.     You can read and download the full Employer’s, Union, … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Bakery Buffoon

I was sitting in a bakery eating and an old man from the next table started talking to me. I was being polite but the conversation wasn’t ending. He eventually got up and stood close to me and my table. I was uncomfortable but I hadn’t been on my own for very long so I … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: The Power of Two

So I was at a restaurant with my friend. She went to the bathroom and this guy, who was at least 25, came up to me and started hitting on me. I told him I was 15, but he wouldn’t back off. There was barely anyone in the seating section where I was, so no … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Unwelcome Creep

I was staying in shelters when I was 18 and I would read the newspaper inside cafes until the shelter opened up at night. One morning a sailor from out of town who had been out all night clubbing asked to sit down at my table. After a ten min conversation not only had he … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Savvy Savior

This was years ago, but it wasnt until now that I had a venue in which to share it safely. I was on a very crowded Q train when a man boarded at a stop & squeezed in behind me. As soon as the train left the station he started rubbing against me. After a … Continued