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Thoughts by anonymous

I just wanted to say there are two types of people. 1. People who are lonely with good intentions of meeting nice people. 2. People who just think of screwing girls or being inappropriate. I had no idea of why women treat me like a creep, but now I understand. I may have been naive … Continued

Woman told to “Get in” Car By Stranger

I was walking home from Sears after I got my taxes done, I was leaving just shortly after 9pm, and it was already dark. I was walking beside Midtown, and when I got to Angles, I noticed a guy drive by in a large black SUV, playing music loudly. When I looked at his car … Continued

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

Karthik’s Story- Harassed Twice on Whyte Ave

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 … Continued

Introducing Hollaback Alberta’s First Newsletter: RAD RECAP!

The first issue of the RAD RECAP Newsletter is out! Big thanks to our awesome volunteer and Newsletter Coordinator Clea Glasenapp for all your work! Check it out:   RAD RECAP! By Clea Glasenapp Welcome to Hollaback Alberta’s first newsletter! I’m Clea Glasenapp and I’m really excited to catch you all up on some of the awesome, … Continued

Our Chalk Walk for International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

It snowed, it was windy, and then sunny, but that didn’t stop the participants of Hollaback Alberta’s first chalk walk event to commemorate International Anti-Street Harassment Week organized by Stop Street Harassment. The chalk walk took place on the sidewalks of Whyte Avenue between 104th street and approximately 108th street on both the westbound and … Continued