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way to speak up!

I got the courage to speak up when a skeaze said something completely out of line and sexual towards me. I read on some street harassment site to say “This is street harassment. I don’t like it. Nobody likes it. You need to stop right now”. So I said it. And he didn’t stop mouthing … Continued

Valentine Contest Honourable Mentions

As promised earlier in the week, we want to give shout outs to some of entries in our contest that didn’t win, but should still be out there, even if we don’t print them. We have prepared the files as a PDF for you to use digitally or with a second page to print double … Continued

Valentine Winners Part 2!

As promised, here are the other 2 winners in our  Feminist Valentines Contest! Remember you can buy all four and some other goodies for 10 dollars! Email [email protected] to place your order in time for Valentines day! We will have them in a few local stores by the end of the week as well.   … Continued

Valentines Contest Winners Part One

We don’t know about you, but we have a love / hate relationship with Valentines day. Reliant on heteronormative and outdated gender assumptions, this Hallmark Holiday says nothing about the daily realities of what it’s really like to feel love ,show love or avoid love in todays world. And when we say love we mean … Continued

New submission from h!

I was walking with my boyfriend and we walked past a guy and that guy groped my ass. I turned around and smacked him across the face and told him to f off. The guy was completely shocked and hurried away. My boyfriend thought it was awesome. I’ve literally been touched and groped so many … Continued

Followed

Some guy followed me out of the persian market and was trying to follow me home. After walking and asking me really personal questions for a while, I walked into one of the stores and told the clerk. He is tall and skinny and looks to be around 40-50 he also gave me a terribly … Continued

Our NEW AND IMPROVED APP launches today!

  BIG NEWS: Today Hollaback! has released a new app to share and map your stories of street harassment around the world. What’s more, with the new app, you can create your own, personalized maps of street harassment and share them on social media. Ever had someone tell you that street harassment isn’t a big … Continued

Commuting as a Community.

Here we are at our last #transittuesday of the Summer (*tear).  To be honest, the theme scribbled beside this Tuesday is “Back to School.” It seems we were going to recap the various things about harassment and transit that we have talked about this summer and see how we can apply them to the school … Continued

How do you intervene?

And we are back with another #transittuesday! Summer is wrapping up ( sad, isn’t it?) so it is a good time to review the 4 D’s of Bystander Intervention.  If you witness what looks like harassment while on the bus or skytrain (or anywhere actually)  you have the power to intervene in one of 4 … Continued

Our own Stacey, wrote a piece for  GUTS Magazine 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT STREET HARASSMENT     As part of international Anti Street Harassment Week in April, I led a campaign that asked people to record the number of times street harassment interrupted their day over a twenty-four-hour period. Participants would click on a … Continued