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Week in our shoes: HOLLA::REV AFTERMATH

Hello Hollabackers! Our first ever international speaker series on street harassment was followed by three incredible days with 20 of our global site leaders where we worked together to establish a global agenda for Hollaback!. We were inspired and humbled by their incredible vision for the future. Check out the press from HOLLA::Revolution: Stop Street … Continued

Hollaback! Teams up with Quist App

Hollaback! is proud to be a supporter of the new Quist App that just launched. Quist is a mobile app that displays events from this day in LGBTQ history.                       Historical events in the app paint a picture of how far the LGBTQ community has … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: HOLLA::Revolution!

Hey Hollas! We are so excited to report to you today–the day after HOLLA::Revolution and the first day of our weekend-long site leader retreat! With over 150 attendees, 2700+ #hollarev tweets, and 17 kickass speakers, HollaRev was a HUGE success! We want to thank everyone who supported us in creating this conference and attended HollaRev … Continued

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]