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Midtown
September 6, 2017

Harassed on 1st Day of School

I was walking to class on my first day of school at SVA and there was a construction zone, and 3 construction workers taking a break that all stared at me as i was walking towards them and when i got within earshot they all shouted vulgar things in regard to the fact that i tripped on the sidewalk and almost fell, they were saying "Oh, why you stumbling? You…
August 30, 2017

“I’m tired! I’m tired! I’m tired!”

I am a 53 years old woman and for decades I have been dealing with street harassment, and just this past Sunday I lost my composure when this man literally called me a piece of meat. He actually thought it was ok to say, “Where did you get all that hamburger from?” I initially ignored him and walked into the grocery store. He then came in behind me, saw me…
Upper Manhattan
August 23, 2017

“I turned and was too shocked…

I was walking down the street when two twenty year olds start walking towards me. I keep walking past them, keeping my head down, only to feel one of them slap my butt. I turned and was too shocked to do anything but sarcastically say "Nice" but they kept walking and didn't respond.

News

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 MomentofTruth2016.tumblr.com. 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