Tag: #hollaback

New Submission – flasher

I was walking home alone at night when a man, the only other person around. Pulled out his genitals. He stood on the sidewalk and I had to walk past him to get home.   [got_back]

New submission from L!

Last week, I moved to New Westminster. I work in North Surrey, so I was excited to finally start enjoying walking and taking the train to work. Everyday this week, I have had to deal with street harassment at least once. Every time, it sticks with me and ruins the rest of my commute. It’s … Continued

Anti Street Harassment Week 2016 Press Release

April 7th, 2016 For immediate release:   Local Organizations Hollaback and Good Night Out Celebrate International Anti-Street Harassment Week Join sister organizations Hollaback Vancouver and Good Night Out Vancouver as they celebrate 2016’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week by bringing art, awareness and safe party culture to our city. Hollaback Vancouver will be hosting two body … Continued

#webelievesurvivors

On March 24th we hosted a “Chalk Walk” in which the community could leave messages of support for those amongst us  who have experienced sexual or gendered violence.   Here are some of the highlights.

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

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

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

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