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Lower Manhattan
November 30, 2016

HOLLA ON THE GO: 12 times…

I'm 13, and I've been cat-called too many times to remember. I've been told that I should just dress differently, or that "I don't know how to take a compliment." I know how to take a compliment. But I know that when a grown man says he "wants my pussy" or calls me "baby", that it is not a compliment, IT IS HARASSMENT. Just a couple days ago I was…
November 25, 2016

HOLLA ON THE GO: Shoved by…

Yesterday, on Thanksgiving, my husband and I were walking to the garage on Greenwich St, near Rector, NYC, carrying bags, to pick up the car. A muscular white guy about six feet tall who was bristling with rage, wearing a watch cap and a US House of Representatives sweatshirt, came up to me and asked me to give him change to make a phone call. I told him I did…
Upper Manhattan
November 23, 2016

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed at…

Im feeling helpless and pissed! Im walking from the grocery store and this guy walking next to me says "oh hello gorgeous". I ignored him and then he starts to say something else and I cut him off asking, "Why do you think its ok to say stuff like that? Do i know you or something?" Seeming shocked he says, "its supposed to be taken like a compliment except you…


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

It’s been a tough week: we’re listening

Dear Hollaback! community, This has been a hard week for us, and we wanted to reach out because we imagine it’s been a hard week for you too. If you’re not caught up on the news, here’s a quick rundown: Donald Trump is minimizing the violent and degrading words recorded in 2005 as mere posturing … Continued