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Dalgety Bay
January 18, 2017

New Submission

on Halloween 2015, when i was 14, a man in a small red car yelled at my two friends and i "get your tits out!!" I 👏 WAS 👏 FOUR 👏 TEEN 👏
Stirling
November 5, 2015

New submission from student

As there is not a Hollaback for Stirling, I felt this would be a good place to share this story. I have lived in the Stirling area for eight years and regularly walk past this pub. The same group of men, aged between 40 and 60, stand outside almost every day. They leer at any girls walking past, making comments to one another and to the girls. I have seen…
Glasgow
August 31, 2015

New submission from Jules

My partner (also a woman) and I were walking along Sauchiehall around 8.30pm, after an afternoon at Pride Glasgow. 3 men wearing smart suits saw us and crossed the street towards us making noises ("woooohhhh") and then stopped us in our tracks by surrounding us and standing in front of us. One asked, "what's that rainbow for?" (I had a small rainbow painted on my cheek) to which I replied,…

News

Public Harassment in Edinburgh 2017 – Survey Results

HOLLABACK! Edinburgh survey 2017 – RESULTS   On the 25th of November 2016, Hollaback! Edinburgh launched an online survey to collect data on public harassment and hate crime in Edinburgh. We kept the survey open and promoted it actively through word of mouth and social media until the end of February 2017. We received a … Continued

Introducing New Member Rebecca!

We’re thrilled to introduce our newest member Rebecca and her thoughts on street harassment and the Hollaback! movement. ***   I have lived, despite my best efforts, in smaller communities my entire life. I grew up in a small town in Ontario, Canada where we played in our neighbours equally large backyards, knew most of the … Continued

Stirling here we come!

We’re super-excited to be going to Stirling in a few days, for two workshops on street harassment. This is organised in relation to the 16 Days of Action which takes place every year, to highlight gendered violence and abuse. As we in Hollaback! consider street harassment not as an isolated incident or a ‘joke’, but … Continued