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Downtown Brooklyn
August 11, 2017

Followed down Bond Street

I was followed down Bond Street by a man repeatedly yelling derogatory slurs that were extremely aggressive and sexual in nature, despite me not engaging in any way whatsoever with him.
August 10, 2017

Wouldn’t Take No for an Answer

I was sitting in the park by my building on the phone. A man comes up behind me, taps me on the shoulder and starts saying something I don't understand. I gesture that I'm on the phone but he keeps speaking. I turn my attention to him, thinking maybe he's just looking for directions. He starts to try to have a conversation with me and I very directly say "I…
August 3, 2017

“What should have been a safe…

I got out of my restaurant job in the Lower East Side at 1AM last night and saw this man when I was entering the station. I walked to the end of the platform and waited for the train. About 5 minutes later he walked past me and stood about 10 feet away, waiting. 2 minutes later, he was standing directly behind me. I walked 5 feet to the left…


Bystander Intervention Training Webinar

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, you’ve come forward to tell us about how the rise in harassment and violence in the U.S. is impacting you on And yet we have also heard from you a desire to rise up, speak out, and intervene when you see harassment happening. That’s why we’re … Continued

Week in our shoes

Hey Hollas! It’s been a week of action and recovery here at HQ, and we’ve shifted into high gear to respond and react to our new political climate. Election Day was over a week ago but its effects still linger, and we’ve been moving forward as best we can with some wonderful partner organizations along … Continued