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October 1, 2017

“He pulled down his zipper as…

In broad daylight at 9:40AM on a Tuesday morning I was approached by a white man in his 50s. He pulled down his zipper as he walked towards me, pulled out his penis and attempted to approach me. He didn't say anything and, confused, I ran in the opposite direction. I turned to look back at him once I was a block away and he was stood in the middle…
Downtown
June 16, 2017

“A person followed us yelling inappropriate…

A person I am dating and I were on our way to a market on a Thursday evening. A person followed us yelling inappropriate comments until the person decided to stop following us because they "didn't need us ladies on this Earth anymore."
Southwest Washington
May 20, 2017

“I said a flat ‘Nope'” –…

A friend and I were spending the day in D.C. We were about to walk down into the Smithsonian Metro Station and two men sitting nearby started calling out at us to "Smile! Smile!" I said a flat "Nope" as my friend and I continued our way down the steps.

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Calling You In

CALLING YOU IN: Hollaback! Baltimore is putting a call out for anyone and everyone who would be interested in taking on a leadership role at our chapter. YOU have the power to shape the conversation around street harassment in Baltimore by putting on events, participating in solidarity actions with other non-profits and social justice campaigns, … Continued

Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team Evaluation

Here’s a message from Amy at Loyola University: I have been working on the Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Evaluation, in which we are asking sexual assault survivors to tell us their opinions about services in response to their case (e.g., patrol officers, detectives, forensic nurses, victim advocates, State Attorney’s Office staff). Our … Continued

WE NEED YOU!

Fired up? Ready to go? Good! We can’t stop at marches or protests, we have to put in the work in EVERY DAY to support ALL marginalized groups, especially women of color, Transgender folks and all the members of the LGBTQ communities, differently-abled folks, immigrants, non-Christians, etc. Wanna get involved – do more? We need … Continued