The Hollaback! Revolution WILL be televised

Tatayana Fazlalizadeh street harassment posters

Art by Tatayana Fazlalizadeh

Today, Hollaback!, which describes itself as “a non-profit and movement to end street harassment powered by local activists in 64 cities and 22 countries,” is hosting the first  ever international speakers series on combatting street harassment in New York City.   Leading thinkers and activists will give talks and performances on feminism, tech, and street harassment. The totally awesome team of featured speakers includes Jamia Wilson, Jennifer Pozner, Jimmie Briggs, Sasheer Zamata, as well as Hollaback Site Leaders, and the totally brills, Samhita Mukhopadhyay!

You can witness the awesome revolution here. Livestreaming begins at 2pm.



SYREETA MCFADDEN is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine, Union Station, and a co-curator of Poets in Unexpected Places. You can follow her on Twitter @reetamac.

Syreeta McFadden is a contributing opinion writer for The Guardian US and an editor of Union Station Magazine.

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