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Nassau
January 17, 2017

#LifeInLeggings Story

#lifeinleggings When police officers can ask you personal information, unwarranted, whilst entirely ignoring the existence of your male coworker beside you DESPITE your constant mention of his name as a reminder. Makes it quite obvious you are interested in me and your potential to have me. You don't need my name. You don't need my birthday. You don't need to know a damn thing about me and you don't need…
Greenfield
January 18, 2016

Jay’s Story: “I intervened by pretending…

As I walked to a local fast food restaurant, I witnessed a college student being verbally harassed by a man (I presume she didn't know him). I watched their interactions for a bit, but then the man got too inappropriate, so I intervened. His inappropriate actions? He attempted to grope the student in the parking lot because she was trying to ignore him. I intervened by pretending to know the…
West Palm Beach
December 19, 2015

Brooke’s Story: “I just want to…

After dinner one night around 9PM, my friend and I were about to walk back to our apartment from dinner with a close friend of ours. Our close friend was going to walk back to his apartment in the opposite direction and asked if we wanted him to walk back with us. We've walked back to our apartment around this time on many occasions and we didn't see the problem…

News

In Support of Latoya Nugent

Thousands of women in seven Caribbean countries participated in the #ReclaimOurStreets march of regional solidarity on March 11, 2017 as part of the #LifeInLeggings movement which started with the sharing of stories on social media. We celebrated the success of Tambourine Army’s Survivor Empowerment March and its positive impact on women and girls in Jamaica. … Continued

#LifeInLeggings Regional Solidarity March: The Recap

“Everyone ready? Everyone’s in place?” Alicia Wallace, Director of Hollaback! Bahamas, inquires. “Then let’s go!” Instantly, the Urban Renewal band picks up their gear and prepares to hit the road for what would turn out to be the most adventurous day. The brass section licks off the tune of Julien Believe’s “Live And Whine” and … Continued

Solidarity March Partner Highlight: DJ Ampero

Six days ’til the regional solidarity march! Seven marches in seven countries in the Caribbean will #ReclaimOurStreets from sexual violence. Hollaback! Bahamas has a great afternoon planned, from the march starting at Potter’s Cay to the speaker line-up and free workshops on The Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts grounds on Mackey Street. We’re creating … Continued