Category: News

Hollaback! Events: Mark your Calendars!

We are planning a wide array of events for the 2017 school year!  Attending and/or volunteering at events is a great way to start getting involved.  For more information about these and other events, feel free to contact us at [email protected] Human Trafficking Awareness Month               January 2017 ~Details TBA Film … Continued

HeartMob: Reclaiming the Internet from Harassers!

HeartMob, a new online platform where you can report harassment, receive support, and end online harassment, launches today! Sign up for an account now to become a #heartmobber and join the fight to reclaim our space online! If you’ve experienced online harassment, HeartMob has your back!  HeartMob has officially launched, a platform where you … Continued

New Version of Hollaback App Launches Today!

Have you ever wanted to Holla on the go? Well you can now with the new, improved version of the Hollaback App! Our updated smartphone app gives you the ability to do more than ever before. As always, you can share stories of experiencing and witnessing harassment right after they happen, without having to wait … Continued

An Activist’s ABCs

In case you hadn’t heard, last week Hollaback Vegas held a very special event called An Activist’s ABCs. This free, 3-day feminist camp was opened up to young activists age 15 to 20 interested in volunteering with Hollaback Vegas (and by extension, The Rape Crisis Center). We were so excited to have 6 new people join … Continued

Looking Back: Our First International Anti-Street Harassment Week

Well, International Anti-Street Harassment 2015 has drawn to a close and we had amazing success in our first year participating in this global event to stop street harassment. We held 3 chalk walks and 1 self-defense class to mark the occasion, our biggest amount of activity since our launch last December. Our aim was just … Continued

International Anti-Street Harassment Week is Coming!

International Anti-Street Harassment Week kicks off tomorrow and the team here at HB Vegas is so excited to participate for the first time. Our week is jam-packed with awesome actions online and in the streets to tell our community that street harassment has to stop!   Online Every day this week we will be making … Continued

Announcing Our First Ever Craft & Chat

The Vegas team is super excited to announce that we are launching a monthly event we’re calling Craft & Chat!   We wanted to create a space where people in the Las Vegas community could come together and talk about street harassment and other issues of oppression and violence. But that sounded just a little … Continued

Michelle’s Story – Seeing isn’t always believing

Why did you make this video? We think videos are an awesome tool to raise awareness about the realities of street harassment. This video is the third in a series. Each video aims to explore a different experience with street harassment. The first video, “10 Hours Walking in NYC as a Woman”, demonstrated the sheer … Continued

Harrassed While Pregnant?

A researcher in the UK is gathering data on the street harassment experienced by pregnant women. Dr. Alexandra Fanghanel from the University of Bedfordshire has created an online survey composed of long and short questions to learn more about how pregnant women experience harassment in public spaces. The University of Bedfordshire has approved the study … Continued

Woman Speaks Out for First Time After Her Assault Went Viral

New York City, NY (15th December, 2014) – Two years ago, subway passenger Jasheem Smiley watched a man enter the subway, sit down next to a sleeping woman, put his hand up her skirt, and assault her. Smiley told The Gothamist “…When he started touching her that’s when I turned my camera on. My jaw … Continued