Tag: lgbtq

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

One Small Step – Guest Blog Post!

Guest blog post by our volunteer, Corrine: So I’m hanging out in a bar with some friends. It’s happy hour. People are drinking. We’re talking, we’re laughing, we’re having a good old time. Everything is great. Then out of nowhere this guy comes over to my friends, grabs my crotch, tries to kiss me, and … Continued

Women Can Also Be Street Harassers – guest post

 – guest post by volunteer, Khristina Rhead When it comes to street harassment sometimes women are guilty of being the harasser. We may not do it outwardly, but I am sure many of us have done it inwardly. For example, while walking down the street have you ever seen or interacted with another women whom … Continued

Not a Piece of Meat – Alisha’s story

This isn’t the only time I’ve been sexually harassed but it’s one that I’ve never talked about and really weighed on my mind. I identify as queer but when I was in school I came out as lesbian. For the most part this didn’t change the way people treated me but one boy who had … Continued

Hollaback! Offline!

Need an excuse to get out of the chat room and actually chat with real human beings? Well, this is it! We want to be in the same room with our volunteers, supporters, fellow awesome ladies and lgbtq folks who experience street harassment. This is a casual gathering for us to vent, share tips, swap … Continued

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, and Hollaback! sites around the world are uniting to celebrate. As a special thank you to you and to the women and everyone in the LGBTQ community who have demanded equal rights and fought injustice before us, enjoy their special Women’s Day video valentine here: In … Continued