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WBEZ’s Natalie Moore takes on Street Harassment

Hey all! Our Chicago site leader, Katie Davis, was interviewed by Natalie Moore about Street Harassment in Chicago as part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Here’s her whole article:

You don’t have my back?

Anyone else have stories of friends or partners not having your back when you’ve told them your story of street harassment? I find this particularly interesting (and alarming) and would love to hear other people’s stories regarding this issue.

Femme de la Rue—Harassment caught on tape, going viral worldwide

A woman in Brussels is fed up with street harassment. Check out the video that she created for her senior thesis using hidden cameras and a mic of this mistreatment. Feel familiar? Watch video here: This is heartbreaking to watch. It’s all too real. So close to home, even though it’s so far away…

Six Months

Just realized it’s been about six months since our launch. We’ve had so many postings the last few months. Keep your stories coming! Each person speaking out equals many more stories being held inside. We shouldn’t have to keep quiet. We all own this amazing city we just have to share, equally. Keep track of … Continued

It’s official: We’re Live!

Happy Birthday to Us! Hollaback Chicago is part of the third class to graduate from our training from the mothership, Hollaback NYC. Please share your stories, thoughts, and this movement with your friends. Together we can bring an end to street harassement in Chicago. Also launching today  — Our 11 sister Hollabacks!: Des Moines Richmond Birmingham, UK Chandigarh, … Continued

We are Hollaback Chicago!

We are so happy to announce a Hollaback for the great city of Chicago! Hollaback! is a movement dedicated to ending street harassment using mobile technology. Street harassment is one of the most pervasive forms of gender-based violence and one of the least legislated against. Comments from “You’d look good on me” to groping, flashing and … Continued