I was taking a walk on my lunchbreak when a man in his mid to late 50s inched near me at a crosswalk (I am 25). He was well dressed in business clothes. He asked “would i be annoying if i introduced myself?” I stared at him in shock and he repeated it.
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
I was just coming home from school with my sister (a long commute from New Brunswick, NJ) and as we were walking up our front steps, two guys on bikes stopped just to leer at us as we walked into our house. I feel like I have to take a shower now just to wash … Continued
BY ANDREA GUNRAJ, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, METRAC In 2010 and 2011, we were delighted to partner with Hollaback! to release an online survey on responses to sexual harassment. It was one of a few similar surveys we put out to find out how people deal with harassment, where they go for help, and how they would … Continued
This guy took a picture of me on the subway. He forgot to turn off the flash so I caught him and decided to return the favor. [got_back]
This guy took a picture of me on the subway. He forgot to turn off the flash so I caught him and decided to return the favor.
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
I have a crude story of street harassment. It was in the market town of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England. (In the south east of England.) This happened yesterday (22nd August, 2012), I had just left the cinema (movie theater) to pick up some tickets, it was afternoon. As I was getting ready to cross the … Continued
Hey Hollabackers — I’m at the National Sexual Assault Conference ! I got to meet Kelly Ziemann from Hollaback Des Moines and gave a presentation to the to 60+ professionals (some are pictured left) from around the country on how to infuse activism and the internet into their work. It was an honor, a blast, … Continued
Guy catcalled me, then told me to get in his car