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January 30, 2018

I feel like a slab of…

I was visiting Seattle from Victoria, BC with a friend for a nice weekend to take in a live podcast taping and see some of the sites. It was a Saturday in the early evening when we went to the Starbucks. There was a large group of men taking up most of the sidewalk around the whole Starbucks. We walked to what we thought was an entrance and had to…
December 5, 2017

Gaslighted in all aspects of my…

Online/telephone/social media gas lighting to initiate reciprocal behaviour in defence. Received body shaming messages, death threats and messages spread by culprits that I engaged in/was planning on engaging in criminal activities against culprits (gas lighting). Identification to prove I was engaging was spoofed via telephony apps, cloned social media profiles and telephone altering applications.
November 17, 2017

“Entice, incite, gaslight. I cannot stop…

I was used by a man as a pawn to entice women to degrade me for him. He was aware that my degradation when done directly by him would lead to punishment, but he feigned a brief relationship in order to fool me into thinking that I was not being set up as a target. The first instance I assumed the man was single and engaged in a relationship one…

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