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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                                                

HOLLAWho? Meet Berlin.

Meet Julia Brilling, Hollaback! Berlin site leader. Interview conducted by Lauren Bedosky When did you start your holla? I started my/our holla in 2011 with my friend Claudia after coming across the Hollaback! London site. We just knew “WE NEED THIS HERE” and so we did. Why start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean … Continued

New App Helping LGBT Youth Brings History to Life!

A new mobile app called LGBToday will engage the LGBT community in their shared history and help isolated LGBT youth feel less alone. The creator of the project, Sarah Prager, says that LGBT history helped her through the darkest parts of her life: “Knowing that people like the Stonewall rioters put their lives on the … Continued

Week In Our Shoes: WE’RE ON FIRE!

Hey everyone– This week here in New York City, a young gay man was approached and beaten by six strangers on the subway. The incident happened on a train car FULL of people who did nothing to help him. You can read Laura’s statement here about the tragic incident. The six-on-one public beating that began … Continued