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HOLLABACK TO SCHOOL: Bump and Grind from Behind Guy

BY TANISHA LOVE RAMIREZ Back to school means back to harassment for 61% of men and 62% of women on college campuses.  This year, we’ve decided to poke a little fun at the harassers by developing fake facebook profiles of all the different types of harassers we’ve come to know and hate over the years. Name: Bump … Continued

A week in our shoes: CONGRESS OF WOMEN IN POLESKA EDITION

Hey Hollabackers! Another exciting week here at Hollaback! We’re gearing up for our big event with Cornell tomorrow, where we will release somepowerful research on street harassment, and then celebrate our success with a benefit dra g show (what else?). On Saturday, September 22nd, join us at Stonewall for RIOT! A drag show and benefit.  Also this … Continued

DE BLASIO, HOLLABACK CALL ON STATE LEADERS TO PASS NEW LAW PROTECTING STRAPHANGERS FROM SEXUAL ASSAULTS

(reprinted from New York City Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio’s website) Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and the advocacy group Hollaback! today called on the State Legislature to pass a new law protecting straphangers from “subway grinders.” In a letter sent to Speaker Silver and Majority Leader Skelos, they criticized a recent court ruling that effectively … Continued

A week in our shoes: Arkanı Kolluyorum!

Hey Hollabackers — I had the honor of keynoting the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence‘s annual conference this week. Over 350 people were there — and the support for our work was overwhelming.  I also got a great profile (and superhero photo) in Brooklyn Magazine this week. They listed me as one of the … Continued