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New Submission : Assaulted in the Market

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 … Continued

New Submission : Harassed at Gladstone and Preston

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 – … Continued

New Submission: Harassed in Eddy

I live on Eddy in hull, which means I sometimes have to walk here alone at night. There is a bar on Eddy called Original bar. A large man in a red ECHO shirt with a short shaved mohawk on his head makes rude sexual comments to me almost every day. He goes to this … Continued

New Submission : Catcalled by a cop

It’s not just the constant leering and catcalls that bother me, but I’ve experienced being called over to a police car for the officer to inform me I had a ‘nice ass’. When an average dude does this, it’s creepy enough..but a police officer? How am I supposed to deal with that? It’s my word … Continued

Press release: Transit users are Letting OC Transpo Know

June 15, 2017 (Ottawa, ON). This week marks the two-year anniversary of a successful and ongoing joint anti-harassment strategy between OC Transpo and local women’s groups. The Let OC Transpo Know campaign and the online reporting mechanism were released in June 2015. This was the result of a collaborative effort between local women’s groups and … Continued

New Submission

A few Mondays ago, just after work, my partner and I were driving home from grocery shopping at College Square. We were stopped at the lights by the McDonald’s. I looked out the window and saw a man in flimsy athletic shorts standing on the corner, fondling his genitals and leering at me. I was … Continued

New Submission : Homophobic harassment

Walking home holding hands with my girlfriend at night when a man on a bicycle stops on the sidewalk in front of his and leans over to pick something up. Says something inaudible to us as we walk by and since we ignored him he yells “I know you girls are lesbians but you can … Continued