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New Carrollton
October 13, 2016

“I felt really upset and so…

I was walking along the road heading for the bus stop when a man I didn't know walking the opposite way grabbed me by my breast. He then smiled and walked really fast to the next street coming up. I felt really upset and so disrespected. I walked onto Auburn Ave and called the police to file a report. The man was about 200+ pounds, tall and was African American.
Northeast Washington
October 13, 2016

“Longest 2 hours of my life!”…

Male in his 20's followed me from Fort Totten metro station to Wheaton station. Then proceed to follow me through the mall and into a [department store]. Finally I went to the security office to report the man. He left when he realized that they were looking for him. Longest 2 hours of my life!
September 19, 2016

“Too early for this!” – Et’s…

I walked out of [coffee shop] heading to my 8 am class and was wearing headphones listening to music. A guy walked by me and I heard him say what sounded like "morning, beautiful". I couldn't tell for sure if that was what he said because I had music playing and I didn't respond (not that I would have if I had heard it clearly). As I walked away I'm…


Leadership Announcement

Hello Hollaback Bmore Community & Supporters, We have been honored to be co-directors of the Baltimore chapter of Hollaback! since February 2015. It has been amazing to see people come together to share their experiences with street harassment, listen to panels, participate in wheat pasting, join rallies, and support each other. In late December, we … Continued

Statement of Solidarity

Dear Hollaback! Baltimore Supporters, Hollaback! Baltimore stands in solidarity with the community members and activists of Baltimore during this very difficult time. Our thoughts are with Freddie Gray’s family as they mourn the loss of their loved one and search for answers. Our thoughts are also with the families of Mia Hall, Tyrone West, Rekia … Continued

A New Year, A New Phase for Hollaback! Baltimore – INTERVIEWS

After four years of running Hollaback!, Shawna and co-director Mel are passing the torch, making way for other local feminist leaders to shine. Read the interviews below to learn more about their experiences fighting street harassment, as well as their future endeavors. And then KEEP SCROLLING to meet your new site leaders, Brittany and Leah! … Continued