This spontaneous movement is trending across the United States and around the world. In a span of 24 hours, #MeToo has been tweeted nearly half a million times. It is absolutely undeniable that sexual assault and harassment are an epidemic, not isolated incidents. Survivors have said loud and clear: this is about more than Harvey Weinstein – this is about us, our stories, and our experiences, and we cannot keep ignoring sexual assault and harassment.
RESOURCES & SUPPORT FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT & ASSAULT SURVIVORS
- You can share your story of harassment or bystander intervention on our website or through our app.
- Get tips for responding to harassers and find more resources from Hollaback!. NYC-specific resources are listed here.
- Share your experiences with online harassment on HeartMob and receive support or take action to assist victims of online harassment by offering your support.
- Learn how to intervene safely and effectively when you witness incidents of hate and sexual harassment with Hollaback!’s bystander intervention trainings.
- Learn more about how identities and oppressions affect the experience of harassment by reading our guide “#HarassmentIs: An exploration of identity and street harassment”.
- RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Here is their national Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673). You can also chat them online HERE.
- The Crisis Hotline offers free 24/7 support for people in crisis. Just text 741-741 and a trained counselor will respond immediately.
- In New York City, The Anti-Violence Project offers a free bilingual (English/Spanish) crisis intervention hotline staffed 24/7 by trained counselors for those who have experienced anti-LGBTQ violence; call 212-714-1141 or report online.
- National Queer and Transgender Therapists of Color Network
- Therapy for Black Girls
- African American Therapists
- Good Therapy – Therapist Directory
- RAINN- Recovering from Sexual Violence
- Everyday Feminism – Building Supportive Communities: How We Can Make Every Space Safe for Survivors
- Forge Forward- Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors: A Self Help Guide to Healing and Understanding