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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

A week in our shoes: CATS AGAINST CATCALLING

Hey Hollabackers — I’m on vacation this week, but our fierce staff and volunteers are keeping the movement moving (with your support of course)! Here’s the roundup: CATS against CATCALLING tumblr launches! Check it out — and if you love it — spread the word! We’ll have it up for a month, and longer if it … Continued