Tag: ally

Proclaim No Shame – A Poem and A Picture

UPDATE: Here’s our photo – class of 2014! Street harassment, the male gaze, body-shame and -judgement, limiting gender roles, and all that other fun stuff can really keep us from moments like these. Moments where we sit, together, nourish ourselves and each other. Hope we can do it again next year!     Our guest … Continued

Free of Suggestion – guest post

by Madeleine Buck, who recently created and donated a quilt square to FORCE’s Monument Quilt project.   Every city dweller periodically finds themselves wondering whether they’ll be able to go out in public without having to deal with a stranger’s commentary, and the common solution is to barely acknowledge or ignore any unsolicited appraisals of … Continued

Listening for the Dissonance of Harassment

Guest post by Hollaback! Baltimore volunteer, Matt If every person walking down the street could be considered a musician, their existence adding a new melody line to the symphony of a city, then a convention with cosplayers is a unique piece of music to experience. Characters from eastern and western animation, video game heroes, and … Continued

I felt safe enough to be a good bystander.

At the Trans Health Conference in Philadelphia, while eating lunch outside I see a man creep along in his car & just stare at a femme in a short skirt next me. Like, ogling. Like, almost making a show of it. (they really do look ridiculous when they do that) Her back was turned and … Continued

4 Quotes from 4 Famous Male Allies

by Becca, Hollaback! Baltimore Blogger A sad majority of the men I know don’t go around proclaiming their feminism, but they do occasionally say things that make me proud, and the label appropriate. Here’s a little bit of hope – four quotes from four famous fabulous living men in pop culture. 1) Ryan Gosling (on … Continued

Hollaback! Supports Healthy Masculinity

In the twenty-first century, no brand, company, organization, or movement is complete without some visual representation. The Healthy Masculinity Action Project is no different. Now, with the “I Support Healthy Masculinity” icon, you can promote healthy masculinity and the Healthy Masculinity Action Project. The Healthy Masculinity Action Project (HMAP) is a two-year national movement to … Continued