Tag: hollapals

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

Pro-Love

You may have noticed that we’re not big fans of woulda-coulda-shoulda in Holla-land. Gender-based denials of people’s agency and right to self-determination are wrong, and have no place here. Unfortunately, there’s a bus full of protesters in Halifax this week that feel differently. We disagree with the tone, tactics, and message of the protesters who are … Continued

Chalk Walk June 16th

We had our first ever chalk walk in Halifax on Sunday! It was pretty amazing. A group of people got together on the Halifax commons to spend a sunny afternoon drawing and writing on the pathways. A lot of people stopped to read as they were walking or biking in the park, and we had … Continued

HOLLA Canuck: The state of public transit in Ottawa

News from HOLLA Canuck! See, we’re not the only Holla in Canada; there are also Hollaback! sites in Alberta, Montreal, Ottawa, Victoria, and Winnipeg. (rumours of more Canadian holla-sites to come in a couple months; we’re very excited!) Right now, Hollaback! Ottawa is working tirelessly to bring light to patterns of  harassment on their city’s … Continued

ConsentFEST 2012

Have you heard of ConsentFEST yet? ConsentFEST is a 1.5 day conference presented by the South House Sexual and Gender Resource Centre (aka SoHo, formerly the Dalhousie Women’s Centre) and the Saint Mary’s Women’s Centre. ConsentFEST strives to create spaces where everyone can gain a broader understanding of how consent narratives, sex-positivity, and challenging rape culture can come … Continued

“Not Your Baby” iPhone app helps users deal with sexual harassment

REPOSTED from ihollaback.org BY ANDREA GUNRAJ, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, METRAC In 2010 and 2011, we were delighted to partner with Hollaback! to release an online survey on responses to sexual harassment. It was one of a few similar surveys we put out to find out how people deal with harassment, where they go for help, and … Continued

Let’s go steady, Halifax!

Won’t you wear our pin? These dashing accessories are currently available (by donation) at Propeller Brewery (2015 Gottingen Street). We’re also planning to get a batch of them to Argyle Fine Art (1559 Barrington Street) by the end of this week. (More locations to come, we hope. If you’re local and would like to host our … Continued