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New Submission

on Halloween 2015, when i was 14, a man in a small red car yelled at my two friends and i “get your tits out!!” I 👏 WAS 👏 FOUR 👏 TEEN 👏

Introducing New Member Rebecca!

We’re thrilled to introduce our newest member Rebecca and her thoughts on street harassment and the Hollaback! movement. ***   I have lived, despite my best efforts, in smaller communities my entire life. I grew up in a small town in Ontario, Canada where we played in our neighbours equally large backyards, knew most of the … Continued

Stirling here we come!

We’re super-excited to be going to Stirling in a few days, for two workshops on street harassment. This is organised in relation to the 16 Days of Action which takes place every year, to highlight gendered violence and abuse. As we in Hollaback! consider street harassment not as an isolated incident or a ‘joke’, but … Continued

New submission from student

As there is not a Hollaback for Stirling, I felt this would be a good place to share this story. I have lived in the Stirling area for eight years and regularly walk past this pub. The same group of men, aged between 40 and 60, stand outside almost every day. They leer at any … Continued

New submission from Jules

My partner (also a woman) and I were walking along Sauchiehall around 8.30pm, after an afternoon at Pride Glasgow. 3 men wearing smart suits saw us and crossed the street towards us making noises (“woooohhhh”) and then stopped us in our tracks by surrounding us and standing in front of us. One asked, “what’s that … Continued

Feminist Fringe 2015 – By the Bi

Morgan Barbour co-founder of the Blazing Change Players theatre company was kind enough to answer our questions for #feministfringe. You can find out more about their show By the Bi below the responses: *** What makes a show feminist for you?For example, does it need to be explicit in saying that the content or performers … Continued

Feminist Fringe 2015: Shows to Watch

We know that the festival is nearly over, but there’s still a week to catch some awesome shows and celebrate women performers and creators. Here’s a list of Fringe shows by/about women of colour, queer women, and women with disabilities.   DISCLAIMER: I haven’t seen any of these shows yet, so I cannot vouch for their … Continued

Feminist Fringe 2015 – All the Nice Girls

Ali Child and Rosie Wakely, creators and stars of All the Nice Girls, were kind enough to answer some of the questions we sent them for #feministfringe. You can find a description of their show below their responses: *** 1) What makes a show feminist for you? For example, does it need to be explicit in saying … Continued

Feminist Fringe 2015 – Bayou Blues

Shaina Lynn, creator and star of Bayou Blues, was kind enough to answer some of the questions we sent her for #feministfringe. You can find a description of her show below her responses: *** 1) What makes a show feminist for you? For example, does it need to be explicit in saying that the content … Continued