Hollaback! Is One In A Global Community Of Crowdsourced Apps And Blogs Fighting Back Against Street Harassment

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http://techcrunch.com – On Monday, an app called Hollaback! relaunched in New York City with an unveiling in Brooklyn by Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn. Since its release in 2011, Hollaback! has created a crowdsourced map of street harassment incidents directed at women and LGBTQ individuals with the hope of putting a stop to catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment. With the updated app, users can opt to report harassment directly to City Council district representatives. Emily May, the Executive Director of Hollaback!, told me that the goal is to gather enough stories to prove to lawmak (IT news)