App Will Provide New Yorkers the Opportunity to Immediately Report Harassment and City to Identify Possible Trouble Spots That Welcome Crime, Such as Dark Streets and Areas in Need of Repair (August 19, 2013) – Emily May, Executive Director of Hollaback! was joined by Speaker Christine Quinn, her wife Kim Catullo, and Council Member Diana … Continued
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.