Tag: sexual assault

Letter to an M.V.P.

We become young women who can get across campus in 16 minutes and that’s talking the longer route with slightly better lighting. You run the fastest time in the 4×400 meter, while we run relays in the dark just to make the last bus home. Avoid those overgrown bushes, short skirts, empty lots, broken streetlights, … Continued

Summer – Things are heating up!

We are seeking some summer help around here! While we have no MAJOR campaigns planned this summer, we could use some help with blogging, social media, and doing Good Night out Audits. If you are into any / all of the following: Feminism, activism, live music, writing, grrl power, music festivals, DIY, urban planning, LGBTQ … Continued

Regarding the trial of Jian Ghomeshi

Regarding the trial of Jian Ghomeshi   Hollaback! Canada joint statement   21 April 2016     We believe people who share their stories We stand in solidarity with Lucy DeCoutere, Linda Redgrave, and others who have bravely shared their stories. We stand with Kathryn Borel, Reva Seth, Zoe Kazan, and anyone else who has … Continued

New Submission – He Doesn’t Care

After a concert me and my friend where walking down the street when a man grabs my friends arm as we walk by to stop her and says “hey” she is flustered and I tell him how its not ok to grab people. He doesnt care.     [got_back]

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]

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 : 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