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Downtown
June 14, 2017

So over it

There has not been a single time I have walked on this street downtown without being catcalled. Tonight for example, the two block walk from the bar back to my car I was catcalled 3 separate times (plus twice on the way there). The first just stared me up and down and as soon as I'd passed yelled "Very niceee, looking good!" in a very creepy tone, too, that makes…
Burnside
February 19, 2017

I feel angry, disappointed and objectified

I decided to go downtown and enjoy a meal and movie out by myself. I was walking towards the theatre and was walking down one block as a man walked towards me. I stared straight ahead not wanting to make eye contact. As he passed me he said "big tits" I was completely shocked and kept walking. But, I was angry and thought no he should not do that to…
Burnside
January 25, 2017

I felt angry that this guy…

New Submission from Anonymous: After working late at the office, I was exhausted and beelined it home not wanting to be around people - I put my headphones on, my ipod was dead. Great. But I wore my headphones anyways because I wanted to mute the sound around me and really just felt vulnerable, weak and tired. As I walked past an intersection on the way home this guy in…

News

Regarding the trial of Jian Ghomeshi

Hollaback! Canada joint statement 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 reported harassment or assault. We believe there are many stories that have not … Continued

An open letter from Hollaback Victoria

We received this submission a little while ago and, to be honest, struggled with a response that would not attack this individual, but open up a dialogue on the topic of who gets to decide what street harassment looks like. We live in a society that is built upon systemic oppressions that teach people to … Continued

Victoria Rises this Thursday!

  We are sick of men’s violence against women, and so are other women and their allies around the globe.  The team at Hollaback Victoria is proud to be supporting Victoria Rising- the local 1 Billion Rising Movement to bring awareness to – and end – violence against women!   If you have already joined … Continued