Month: July 2017

Bystander Intervention

Hollaback! Detroit is now offering in-person Bystander Intervention Trainings for local groups and organizations. Trainings can be tailored for groups of 10-40 people and to last 1, 1.5, or 2 hours. We will cover what our organization is, what harassment is, and how to execute the 4 Ds of bystander intervention: direct, distract, delegate, and … Continued

Anon’s Story: “Eugh!”

I was connecting to my last bus one night when the man next to me pulled out his penis and began masturbating. I jumped up, yelling ‘What the hell are you doing?’ and went to stand outside the bus shelter. Ick.

Anon’s Story: “Yelling Random Noises”

My roommate and I were getting some take out. As we get out of the car, two men in the backseat of a van started yelling random noises at us. Then one of them yelled, “Woooo, white people!” To which I accurately yelled back, “I’m not white, dumbass.”