Category: Positive Thinking

Hollaback! Comic Book

by Becca, Hollaback! Baltimore Blogger I’m very into killing two birds with one stone, especially when those birds are objectifying me. Hollaback! Philly is working on a comic book about street harassment that will not only fight the war on women on the streets, but will also help create a more female inclusive atmosphere in … Continued

Run the World (Girls)

by Becca, Hollaback! Baltimore Blogger “Bow Down Bitches/I Been On,” Beyonce’s newest single since “4”, has received quite a lot of criticism from the blogosphere since it’s release, and a number of surprising sources, including Keyshia Cole, Wendy Williams, and Rush Limbaugh, who I’m only mentioning for comic relief, because seriously, what possessed him to … Continued

Maryland Coalition for Trans Equality

We are proud to be a part of the Maryland Coalition for Trans Equality! We are in great company, too. Here are a list of coalition members as of February 10th. ACLU of Maryland Advocates for Youth Baltimore Black Pride Black Trans Men Bois of Baltimore CASA of Maryland Equality Maryland FreeState Legal Project Gender … Continued

It’s Our Party and We’ll Cry If We Want To!

We’re turning two! We would love love love to celebrate our 2nd birthday with you. The last two years we’ve worked really hard to raise awareness about street harassment and give women and LGBTQ folks tools to deal with it in the moment. With your help, we can end it street harassment. You can find … Continued

Original Poetry: Freedom Fighter

Freedom Fighter By monica stevens I’m the one who gazed into the eyes of the person on the #13 bus Who nudged the lady seated next to her and whispered loudly enough for everyone to hear “I think that’s a man!” Summoned up all of the positive inside Buried deep below dark caverns of negativity … 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

FORCE: Turning Stories Into Action

Here at Hollaback! we know the importance of sharing stories. It’s how we vent, it’s how we raise awareness; it’s how we change the world. So when our friends at FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture asked if we would share their message below, we jumped at the chance. We know that street harassment is a gateway … 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