“Stop looking at my moms!” There are 1001 creative ways to say NO to street harassment. Come up with your own, and then say it with $5.
Finally! We are so proud to announce that the iPhone app is in stores. This app was funded by 356 donors, and we are so, so grateful for their support. Download it today, here! The Droid app will be coming out within the next few days, stay tuned! Like the app??? Want more??? Say it … Continued
I was sitting on the train one day and had my ipod on blast not paying attention to anything, mind you that day I decided to wear a skirt, a guy walks in wearing a yankees hat very low to hide his face i found this very strange, he sat across from me and was … Continued
This is (a sadly very blurry) photo of a subway masturbator I took on friday night at the Carroll street station. My friend (visiting from boston) and I were heading into the city to meet up with a group for drinks and dancing. Being a friday evening I knew the train would be a while … Continued
I thought I was wearing a particularly unflattering outfit to work that day, but apparently Mr. S. didn’t agree. He was sitting on a bench on the subway platform and slapped my ass as I walked past him on the subway platform. When I yelled at him, he jumped up and started screaming at me … Continued
Green Mountain Coffee and Ashoka’s Changemakers are hosting a competition to find and help fund the most innovative ideas that improve communities in the Northeast (Maine, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, or Massachusetts). The best innovations will be awarded prizes totaling USD $50,000, and nominators are also eligible for prizes. Hollaback has … Continued
I had the pleasure of being on Volcalo Radio with host Molly yesterday! I talked about my very first Hollaback, why street harassment affects some women more than others, and Hollaback’s expansion. Check out the interview here.
Today is Hollaback co-founder Emily May’s birthday (that’s me!). Help me celebrate by clicking this button and voting for Hollaback. The polls close at the end of the day tomorrow. Each vote is a wish for safer streets: Harassment and assault are on a spectrum of violence against women. Like other forms of violence against … Continued
Check out the incredible op-ed by HOLLAheroine Holly Kearl: here. Holly starts it off: Do you remember when it was legal for a man to make sexually explicit or sexist remarks to a woman at work? I don’t. While sexual harassment in the workplace still happens, it became illegal under Title VII of the Civil … Continued
As you know, we are planning to develop a Hollaback! iPhone app and redevelop our website by this summer. To make this happen, Hollaback! is looking for talented volunteers to help move our project forward: Special Events/Party Planning. We are seeking to plan a fundraiser for late April and a launch party for June. We … Continued