A Week In Our Shoes: Hold On

Hollaback! around the World Baltimore We are thrilled to announce that Hollaback! Baltimore’s site leader, Shawna Potter recently had an interview with Teen Vogue about the release of her new book, “Making Spaces Safer”. We at Hollaback! HQ cannot even fathom the words to describe how happy we are for our team members and what … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Bullying is ok in the workplace ?

I work in a male dominant atmosphere. Part of the problem revolves around cultural beliefs of how it is ok to treat woman. This also allows other men and women who do not want to stop the workplace violence to also become part of it. I don’t want to share much but just make others … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I am a 17-year-old

I am a 17-year-old female who decided to go to the corner store to get some snacks in the evening. Abruptly this middle-aged male slowed down in his car and asked me if I smoked. I ignored him and continued to walk. I noticed from the corner of my eye that he was following me. … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: A man followed me…

A man followed me past Old Town. Then I stopped in front of the Food Coop to see if he would pass and I could see him. He “coincidentally” went into the Coop and was in the window waiting for me when I walked back by. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: This must have been…

This must have been on Thursday, July 20, 2019. There are these racist straight white couples incessantly harassing me. This one extremely racist woman would not leave/ They were in a car at the bus stop. They were glaring at me and muttering things under their breath for like 25 minutes threatening me. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: Long shot

I sat down at my favorite Karaoke bar and was touched by this guy Leonard. Leonard has just watched the movie “Long Shot” with Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron. Leonard has smoked a lot of weed and was drinking like a fish. Leonard felt it was fate that I sat next to him. He thought … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: How to Speak to Women in the Workplace

How to Speak to Women in the Workplace After experiencing condescending, misogynist, and, sexist behavior in several different office settings throughout my life, I had to wonder if there were articles I could share about how to speak to women in the workplace. Somewhere on the Web, it had to be simply laid out right? … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I was late for a job interview…

I was late for a job interview and unlike my usual self, accepted a ride from a person I didn’t know. The ride was uneventful but he did ask for a hug as I got out the vehicle and kissed me on my cheek. He also asked for my phone number. After we started chatting … Continued