Tag: hollaback vancouver

New submission from c!

So this is interesting because 2 years ago i wouldn’t have had the awareness of what this sutuation was or the realization of it. I was walking home carrying heavy groceries. I am a 39 year old woman. I was wearing sunglasses and had earbuds in and clearly not to be dusturbed as i carried … Continued

The Sneak Attack

This was a quick mumbling of “thank you sexY for being so sexy’ just as I was climbing into my boyfriend’s car. Typically I only get harassed when I’m alone (because some men respect other men and but only see women as their ‘property’ or some shit), so this was rare and exciting!….. He also … Continued

CONTEST ALERT

We are already gearing up for  April’s National Anti Street Harassment Week.  We have big things planned, all of which are a secret for right now – so please watch our Facebook for more details! In preparation, we want to remind Vancouver about our FREE Smart Phone App. We would really love to have MORE people … 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 Reliant on heteronormative and outdated gender assumptions, this Hallmark Holiday says nothing about the daily realities of what it’s really like to feel love ,show love or avoid love in todays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

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