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April 27, 2016

Reported Sexual Harassment near MacEwan

I was walking near MacEwan as I usually do around lunch time, and a man approached me and said "excuse me?" I turned and said "yes?" (Thinking he was going to ask for direction or something else). He leered at me and asked if I was wearing any panties. Shocked I reply "no I'm not talking to you." He walked around me and shortly stopped and asked "so your not…
March 13, 2016

Stalker at Street Bus Stop by…

About a week ago a man who I have seen around my neighbourhood struck up a conversation with me at the bus stop. He started by saying hello and made small talk about the weather and the infrequency of the busses. I engaged in the small talk thinking he was just being friendly. He then followed me to the back of the bus and sat right next to me. This…
March 12, 2016

Karthik‚Äôs Story- Harassed Twice on Whyte…

I'm a university of Alberta PhD student, from India, third year in Edmonton. I was walking home after dinner with my girlfriend and another friend from China on Whyte ave at about 11:00. A bunch of random guys (6-7 people) walking in same direction as we were started with the name calling and one guy dropping his pants in front of us. It escalated to one of them trying to…


Street Harassment: An Individual Timeline

Created by Marija, Ruth Thangiah, and Andrea Montes Reyes for a Community Service Learning student project at the University of Alberta. The timeline linked below chronicles one person’s experience with street harassment over many years and how it has affected them. In addition to a personal narrative, statistics are includes from street harassment studies completed … Continued

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