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
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
Make a Woman Smile from Kara Lieff on Vimeo.
Thanks to Erin Jill for making this and sending it along to us!
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
What Do 22 Senators and a Taylor Swift Parody Video Have in Common?
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
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
Comic by Shakesville contributor Aphra Behn