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Beltline
April 30, 2017

Saturday at 7pm – Sexual Assault

My friend was walking at 7pm around this street to my place and a guy approached her from the front and touch her all over laughing and making obscene gestures. She came to my home palid and scared. We call the cops and make a report. PLEASE ALWAYS ALWAYS CALL THE COPS! We did it for her, for me and for all the woman that had these horrible things happening…
Downtown
April 30, 2017

Construction site on 6th and 1st

I used to work for a company just across the street from this construction site. A guy that worked there and was handling the pedestrian traffic in the morning always tried to make conversation with me and even tried to touch me with the excuse that he was handling the traffic around the area. I ignored him as much as I could but he was very persistent to the point…
Beltline
April 30, 2017

Outside Jameson’s Irish Pub, Calgary

I was with a girlfriend in this Irish pub standing up watching people dancing and one group of Irish guys were standing beside us... one of him grab my bum and I slap his face ... another friend of him came to "apologize" saying that he told his friend not to do it because they were not in Ireland... hahaha stupid idiots! Like if in Ireland was "ok" to do…

News

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