Category: Stories

Manhattan Hollaback still needs….YOU!!

Hey Manhattan locals and students, Think street harassment is wrong? Want to help end it? Got 30 minutes a week? Yes?  Good, I need your help. Come join the most badass movement on the planet and meet super incredible people. Together we can end street harassment, one Hollaback at a time!    

Hollaback wants YOU!

Hello all, Hollaback is looking for awesome people!!  If you have an hour or two in your schedule and want to become  part of an incredible team whose mission is to end street harassment, then we need you…Yes YOU!! Don’t have an hour? That’s fine, 30 minutes works too. Ten people with 30 minutes to … Continued

New Submission

Standing down in Aggieville all the racist and sexual explicit bumper stickers bother me. I don’t want to explain to my son what the “shocker” means.

New submission from Kathleen

I used to work for a local non-profit organization in Manhattan and was invited to participate in a charity drive. While working at my booth, a man (who was at least 30 years my senior) walked up behind me and whispered in my ear “My ex-wife was a redhead”. I have red hair, so he … Continued

What’s Next?

Thank you for coming out this weekend to see the staged reading of Catcalls.  We loved all the feedback and we are so excited to announce we’ll be taking the show to Fort Riley April 1st! For those of you wondering how to get more involved, how to keep the dialogue going, we have some … Continued

Launch Party & Catcalls

We will be having our official launch party March 6th & 7th at 7PM on Kansas State University Campus in Nichols Hall outside of Chapman Theater leading up to the first staged reading of Catcalls, a play about gender stereotypes and how harassment in public spaces can shape the lives of women. We will have … Continued

Launch Party Coming Spring 2015

We are so excited to announce that our website has launched.  We welcome our community members to stand up and share their stories!  Stories do not only have to be of a direct experience of street harassment, it can also be something you witness or a moment in which you or someone you know intervenes … Continued

New submission from Davine

After all the recent debates in media regarding street harassment and what it really is, I’ve been debating if this is really even an issue in Manhattan, Kansas. Unfortunately I came to the conclusion that it is in fact an issue through a first hand experiences with students. While looking for the K-State Theatre table … Continued