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Harris Green
September 26, 2017

Harassed walking home

Walking down Yates street (by Lucky Bar) on a Saturday night, there was group of guys walking past and one of them pointed at me and said to an other guy, "Here's a girl for you to fuck". I said fuck off and they laughed and walked away. I was angry. Had they been violent or physical in anyway I wouldn't have been able to get away, lucky for me…
North Park
September 11, 2017

Gross Beerfest bro

I was walking home from Beerfest on Saturday and this guy was standing in someone's front garden peeing, totally on display. I said as I walked by "We can see your penis" to which he replied "You're fucking FAT!" and he continued to scream it at me as I walked away, ignoring him. Not only was this guy so offended by me pointing out the obvious, his immediate response was…
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…

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