Hollaback!

7.13.16

Street Harassment Is Now a Hate Crime, Declares Police Department

The Nottinghamshire Police department in the UK is now considering misogynistic incidents to be hate crimes. But will it help?

6.17.15

Can New Laws Stop Men From Harassing Women in Public?

Legislators in Argentina are considering a law that would criminalize catcalls. Can that sort of reform lead to men not being assholes?

5.5.15

A Catcaller Told Me He Wanted to Spit on My Vagina, So I Told His Employer

Given my disappointing experience with the police in similar circumstances, I thought informing the guy's employer might be the only way to stop him from doing it to anyone else.

1.24.13

Hollaback and the War Against Street Harassment

Despite the insistence that cat calling is a form of flattery, it’s actually sexual harassment and most women wish it would stop. Emily May is the Executive Director of Hollaback!, an organization working to fight street harassment. Hollaback! educates...

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