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Halifax
July 14, 2016

Shelly’s story: “we live like we…

I wrote this in response to The Coast's July 13th article about taxi drivers and sexual assault. I doubt they will read it, and I'd like SOMEONE to read it. Here's what I wrote: I have not been physically assaulted by a taxi cab driver, but I have countless experiences with cab drivers saying sexually explicit and super-obviously-creepy things, such as "everything is about sex" and "you just pretend to…
July 14, 2016

Colleen’s story: “I was told I…

This guy came into my place of work looking to purchase a vehicle. His inappropriate comments and gestures got to the point whereI asked a co-worker to take over for me. Finally someone stepped in however it was after he groped my ass claiming it to be an accident. My manager has made it clear that he will not be allowed back on the lot. I was told I should…
South End
May 18, 2016

Anonymous story: “anger jolted through my…

I was just harassed on Coburg road. I accidentally glanced at two stupid dudes sitting on a stairway - not even sure why. Then they go "OOOOH BEAUTIFULLLLL I wanna spank you" etc etc and the anger jolted through my body like a strike of lightning. I really wanted to yell back at them or do SOMETHING, but I know in this particular city, stalking by strangers is a problem,…

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

Survey on Street Harassment

Investigating Street Harassment: Internationally! Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world. Hollaback has teamed up with Cornell University’s ILR School professor Beth Livingston to study the experiences and impacts of street harassment internationally, through cooperation with many of Hollaback’s local activism sites, including Halifax.   Ready to take … Continued

Join the Rolling Revolution

Cats Call Back! Calling all cool cats, fat cats, tom cats, felines, and familiars. We’re hissing at street harassment and sexualized violence and saying no more will we feel unsafe walking, running, rolling, skating, and strolling in our city. No more will we allow a culture which tells us that cat calls are just compliments. … Continued