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HOLLAWho? Meet Bogotá.

Interview conducted by Lauren Bedosky.   When did you start your holla? In October, 2011. Why start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? Street harassment is a real problem in Bogotá, and in Colombia in general. We wanted to make people aware of this problem. We thought that starting a Holla was … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: We do not speak.

I moved to a new town last summer and met a boy on my swim team. Although he appeared nice at first, I was soon informed thay he was a little “off.” I soon understood what this met. Even when I told him I was busy he would not stop texting me, and although he … Continued

Week in Our Shoes: International Women’s Day Edition

Howdy, Hollas! Happy International Women’s Day! I’m sending all the women and supporters-of-women much love today.  I hope you are all celebrating and holla’ing with full hearts and voices on this very awesome day. Here’s what we’ve been up to this week at the mothership: Our board member Allison Sesso represented us at the Women’s Equality … Continued

Late Night Street Harassers Attack Bystanders Off-Campus

By Rita Pasarell Just before 2am on Sunday, outside of the UC Berkeley Campus in California, two men began street harassing two women. Two other nearby men saw the creepy behavior, decided to be awesome brave bystanders (thank you!!), and asked the harassers to stop. What happened next is yet another piece of evidence that … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet Brussels.

Meet Ingrid from Hollaback! Brussels (she is wearing the long flowery dress in the photo) Interview by Lauren Bedosky   When did you start your holla? Our Hollaback! started right after the Brussels’ Slutwalk in September 2011, launched unintentionally in March 2012 and officially in April 2012. Why did you start a HOLLA and what does … Continued

Wonder Woman!

Comic by Shakesville contributor Aphra Behn