Category: transit

New Submission from N

In May I was sexually harassed on public transit several times within a week, one of those times a man very pointedly put his finger right on my clit when I was trying to prevent myself from losing my balance during a sudden break. After almost five months on my bike, I was back on … Continued

New submission from N,D and L

Okay so the incident took place on July 29th at a trans march in Clark park. That was the meeting point and everyone was waiting around and getting signs ready before it started. My brother, my friend and I were standing near the back talking when a person on a bike approached us pointing at … Continued

New submission from N

In May I was sexually harassed on public transit several times within a week, one of those times a man very pointedly put his finger right on my clit when I was trying to prevent myself from losing my balance during a sudden break. After almost five months on my bike, I was back on … Continued

New Submission – Witnessed on the bus

A man keeps asking a women on the bus questions when she is obviously uncomfertable and is trying to listen to music. Asks her where she works, then the adress, then what time she gets off, if anyone picks her up, you see where this is going.   [got_back]

New Submission : Please do not tap on glass

  In this street harassment story, I was apparently presumed by a group of construction workers to be on the same level as a zoo animal on the other side of a piece of glass. They were eating lunch at a table by a window at a place called Yummy Teriyaki. I was running an … Continued

Message of Solidarity with Chantal Coschizza

August 27, 2015 We at Hollaback Vancouver open our arms in solidarity with Chantal Coschizza who, this week, was yet another victim of harassment in our community. We are saddened by the news and applaud the efforts being taken to  launch investigations. So often harassment is silenced, swept under the rug or forgotten. It is … Continued

“I was headed to work on the bus. I was listening to music with my headphones and sitting in the row of seats where you face each other. I was the only sitting on the row and the rest of the seats were empty. A much older man got on and he sat in the … Continued

So what is Street Harassment, exactly?

Need some help recognizing street harassment? Maybe you have heard this term being used a lot lately, likely due to the fact that it is International Anti Street Harassment Week, and so it seems to be on everyone’s radar. Maybe you aren’t super clear on what IS street harassment and what is just “being friendly.” … Continued