Posts Tagged ‘hollaback d.c.’

Sexist Comments of the Week: “Yo, Gorgeous” Edition

When I was an 18-year-old freshman in college, I was running around some side-streets in a hilly neighborhood when a black SUV pulled up next to me. The driver rolled down his window and started a conversation.
"Hey, how are you?" he said. Friendly enough. He was driving slowly to match my running pace. I kept [...]

Photograph Street Harassment For Fun And Awareness

It's a common response to cat-calls on local street harassment blog Hollaback DC: Snap a photo of your harasser and share his face with the world. Now, Hollaback DC hopes to turn its anti-hollerin' tactic into an artform: The blog is hosting its first ever street harassment photography contest.

Why Female Bikers Get Harassed

Yesterday, local cat-calling chronicler Hollaback DC asked for some street-harassment intel: "Have you been harassed on your bike in the DC Metro area?" According to Hollaback, "We have received several stories from individuals who have been harassed by a biker, but have yet to hear from any folks who have been harassed while biking."
The inquiry [...]

D.C. Guy Into Kinky Jesus Hair

If the anonymous blog literature on the subject is to be believed, Washington, D.C.'s cat-calling culture is alive, unwell, and often institutionalized. Sometimes, it's also really fucking weird.
Pick-up line depository How You Doin? records a particularly creative District come-on today: