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February 12, 2017

Anonymous story: “One of these days…

One of these days I'm going to lose it. I work at a coffee shop, where I may as well have a sign that says "harass me" stapled to my forehead. From caressing my hand when I give change back, to staring me straight in the eyes while pouring nickels and dimes into my tip jar, to talking down to me, to sexual innuendos, to full on yelling at me…
November 26, 2016

Anonymous story: “It made me uncomfortable”

A couple of years ago when I was in grade 12 I decided to walk home from school, I noticed a truck stopped by the road, as I passed it, it drove ahead and stopped again. It did this twice. I crossed the road and as soon as I was passed it I turned to look and saw an older man quickly turn his head so he wasn't staring at…
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…


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