graphic by Robin Hoyt
Street harassment is a serious and multi-faceted social problem that makes women and people of other marginalized groups unsafe in public spaces. HollaBackBoston does not define street harassment but believes harmful power dynamics in society lie at the core of our inequality. We believe that building a safe world demands diverse international fronts of resistance. Dedicated to the city of Boston, we continue to reclaim public space by empowering everyone to “HOLLA BACK” at street harassers.
You can holla back in the moment in a way that is fast and easy. Use your phonecams or digital cameras to DOCUMENT STREET HARASSERS. Add firstname.lastname@example.org directly to your cellphone. Email us the pics with your story. We accept submissions from anywhere!
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|This man pulled up next to me as I was stuck in traffic, looked down at my bare thighs - I was indeed daring to wear a skirt - and started FLICKING his tongue at me. |
Tongue, out of his mouth, saliva dripping, moving all over the place; you know, like that obscene trucker in "Thelma and Louise" that they keep passing. Now I know first-hand why they finally end up shooting his tires out and blowing up his vehicle.
Since I'm not much for violence, don't own any firearms, and unfortunately wasn't starring in my very own HollaBack film with Geena Davis -- I instead aimed my camera phone to the side, kept my eyes on the road, and snapped him RIGHT as he passed me.
Of course, he was in the middle of partaking in harassment round-two, with a side of Scum Sauce. Too bad, dipshit: How's THIS for a money shot?!!
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