I was on the 6 train visiting New York and a short man ran onto my car right as the doors were closing. The train was very crowded and he pressed himself behind me which I thought was an accident. I felt something touching my butt and I thought maybe it was someone’s bag. When … Continued
On April 13th, Hollaback! organized a rally for International Anti-Street Harassment Week! The rally drew more than 300 participants who raised awareness on what street harassment is, who it affects and how to fight it. Within the event, a skit illustrated by a group of children depicted why street harassment is harmful, and a … Continued
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College students gather together to raise awareness against sexual assault. Join them on the steps of City Hall April 24 @ 12pm!
Dear Tri-State Area Hollabackers!, WE NEED YOUR HELP! On Saturday, March 23rd, Eileen Fisher will donate 10% of their total sales throughout all 9 of their New York stores to Hollaback! In addition to the financial support, Eileen Fisher is inviting us to set up tables in their stores to educate their customers … Continued
On the F train, which was almost empty, I was reading a book in one hand and holding onto the bar with another. Suddenly my purse swung up and hit me in the face. I turned around and asked the guy behind me why he punched my purse. He said I was touching his butt. … Continued
Earlier today, the New York Post reported that 71-year-old New York State Assembly Member Vito J. Lopez, an alleged serial workplace sexual harasser “made comments about a 14-year-old intern, how attractive she dressed, and [that] he wanted one of the female staffers to dress in a sexy way like this 14-year-old.” It gets worse — … Continued
I was on the M15 bus heading downtown when two loud, rowdy couples got on and sat behind me. One of the women had a cell phone blaring music. I waited a few minutes to see if she was going to turn it off, then turned around and politely asked if she could please turn … Continued
Walked passed a guy masturbating in a phone booth on Broadway near the flatiron plaza on my way home from work.
I was walking up seventh avenue and there was a man walking in the opposite direction a few feet in front of me. He slowed down and got in my way. I tried to walk out of his line but he sidestepped in my direction again. I kept walking but he came up to me. … Continued