Tag: transit

New submission from M

I had just come out of Save-On and was walking past the bus stop as a load of passengers got off. The sidewalk narrows just at the point where two men were standing, a younger one seemingly asking for something, the other older, ignoring him and staring at his phone. As I squeezed by on … Continued

New submission from Z!

Oh fuck I’m having the worst experience on the bus some big bro white guy was spreading and i asked him to move he didn’t and I put the bottom of my foot against his leg (the part of his leg than was on my seat. I do this often with spreaders and they usually … 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]

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

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

These boots are made for walkin (or biking, or bussing, or skytraining or cabbing…)

  In late July, we celebrated our official 1 year anniversary of fighting street harassment in Vancouver. For a year now, we have published very troublesome stories of folks experiencing whistles, cat calls, name calling, flashing, groping, violence,  and other unacceptable ( and infuriating, and terrifying)  behaviors directed at them as they move around Vancouver. … Continued