Category: Assault

Very Humiliating – Ross’s story

This was around Midnight last Friday, when usually I make a point to avoid most of mankind. But I needed something to eat so I drive to the Uni mini on Charles street, get my girlfriend and myself sandwiches, start walking back to my car. By no means is the area deserted but my half … Continued

Community Response from Chrissy

University of Montana Rape Reports Botched, U.S. Finds via Huffington Post ‘A campus police officer reported that one woman who said she was physically and sexually assaulted “did not appear visibly upset” and wrote that she did “appear somewhat angry and agitated,” according to the Justice Department report. Further, the campus officer failed to note … Continued

The Fight for Choice (A Sneaky Underhanded War)

by Rebecca Evans, Hollaback! Baltimore Blogger I recently attended Sarah Erdreich’s talk on her first book Generation Roe at Pratt Library. She made an interesting comparison between the gay rights movement and the pro-choice movement: We have made substantial progress normalizing gay marriage, but very little progress normalizing abortion. Too many people viewed Roe v. … Continued

My Thoughts on Steubenville

by Rebecca Evans, Hollaback! Baltimore Blogger My last post addressed the consequences of the way women are portrayed in the media, from miniscule models to wardrobe-related critiques of female politicians. Many may think I’m being overly sensitive, and I agree that the intent of reporters and advertising executives may not always be to objectify women. … Continued

A Vulnerable Community Keeps It Private

written by site leader, Shawna We recently visited Project PLASE, a transitional housing and support services facility for those who have experienced homelessness and are looking to break the cycle. Our goal was to conduct video interviews with women and LGBTQ folks about street harassment, and the unique ways that people with insufficient housing might … Continued

15 Signs You’re Actually a Feminist

Local awesome person and Hollaback! Baltimore supporter, Brittany Tiara, recently published a short list of things that might indicate you are indeed a feminist on PolicyMic. Not to get all Webster’s on you, but at the core it’s really about equality between all genders. Some might say, “Then why make a list?” but with all … Continued

REMEMBERED, MOURNED, AND HONORED

Hollaback! Baltimore is deeply concerned about the street harassment the LGBTQ community faces and this time of year we’d like to shine a spotlight on the harassment of our local transgender community. The month of November is a special month to remember the lives we have lost due to this gender based violence/trans* hate.  It … Continued

A Healthy Expression of Street-Harasser-Frustration!

The latest mental disorder SHF (or Street Harasser Frustration) has few remedies. The cure is less street harassment in the world. Until scientists come up with the eradication cure, women, girls, and lgbtq folks are forced to administer their own treatments. Here is one such treatment, courtesy of the girls from St. Francis Community Center: … Continued