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Downtown
May 15, 2018

New Submission : Harassed by a…

I was waiting at Laurier and Elgin for the light to turn. I was standing by the Starbucks, sipping my iced latte, enjoying the gorgeous weather. Some asshole cyclist bikes past me and whistles at me then keeps cycling past while looking back at me. Ugh.
Byward Market - Parliament Hill
November 17, 2017

New Submission : Assaulted in the…

One night in the summer after getting off a late night of work, I was waiting for an uber. I was standing outside on the street of Zaks. These guys started making comments about my body (what else will drunk men who are pigs do?) They began to approach me and I thought I was safe since a Zak’s security guard was in very close proximity to me. One guy…
October 6, 2017

New Submission : Harassed at Gladstone…

5 young guys under the bridge by gladstone and preston. Wolf whistle and yelling. They just seemed so young like highschool kids, I keep forgetting internalized misogyny targets every and any age. I yelled back not to yell at girls or women, not to catcall and kept walking. Hopefully they get the message soon - God-willing. Makes me SICK

News

International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

It’s that time of year again, pals. International Anti-Street Harassment Week is happening April 8-14th and to mark it, we’re hosting our first Chalk Walk of 2018! April 8th. 3pm. Human Rights Monument. Everyone welcome! Details and RSVP here.  

Back Off Creeps!

  Do you own a bar/coffeshop/restaurant in Ottawa? Do you work the door at events? Are you a bouncer, bartender or floor manager? Do you care about making your space safe for women? Then, pay attention, peeps! We’re hosting a discussion for folks just like you, in partnership with the ever badass Little Jo Berry’s. This … Continued

Chalk Walk!

Join us on Sunday, August 20th as we spread anti-harassment messages along Elgin and engage folks in a dialogue about our right to safety in public space!   Everyone welcome! Bring your kids, grandparents, pets, roomate, the dude you hook up with casually, whatever suits your fancy. We’ll supply the chalk, but do feel free … Continued