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HOLLA ON THE GO: Waiting for the bus

“Hey you ladies lookin’ sexy tonight,” said a pair of men to my friend and I as we sat on her suitcase waiting for the bus. They called me a bitch when I told them not to speak to me like that. [got_back]

“Street Harassment is No Compliment” in YCteen

  \ Margaret Heftler’s article “Street Harassment is No Compliment” in YCTeen talks about her experiences of street harassment as a teenager in NYC. Heftler writes, “We need to talk about it in our every day conversations with one another so public awareness will grow. We can create a public conversation about it and demand … Continued

It’s National GIVE OUT Day!

Give OUT Day is a new national initiative that will engage hundreds of organizations and mobilize thousands of people on a single day across the country to give in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer community. It is a chance for LGBTQ groups large and small, to work across the wide range … Continued

USC Student’s “Cat Calling” Video

Check out “Cat Calling”, a powerful video created by students from the University of Southern California. USC: Take Back the Night – “Cat Calling” from Hunter Elijah Bryce on Vimeo. USC students created “Cat Calling” as part of a Take Back the Week initiative to raise awareness and to protest against sexual violence. The “Cat Calling” video is … Continued

Deputy Director Debjani Roy Speaks Out in the Huffington Post

Hollaback!’s Deputy Director, Debjani Roy, wrote an amazing op-ed in the Huffington Post last week discussing criminalization and street harassment.  Check it out below! ** “When it comes to combating street harassment, increasing criminalization is not the answer. I have been working as an advocate to end gender-based violence for 10 years with a focus on … Continued

Support the HOLLA::Revolution!

Support the HOLLA::Revolution Help young people around the world lead the way for the next generation to live without fear of harassment in public spaces. Why we care: Street harassment–ranging from comments like “You’d look good on me” to groping, flashing and assault–is a daily, global reality for many girls and women and fuels a cultural … Continued

Anti-Street Harassment Poem by Nura Rose Sala

  Safe I was in rush I was late for school I was wearing my beautiful new red heels I was in a hurry ,but I felt good I needed to catch that bus I crossed the street slowed down by the high school there were one or two guys hanging out in the yard … Continued