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Amy’s Story: Drive by harasser

I was walking towards the CBD down Lygon St when I heard someone making kissing noises. I was the only person on the street. The noises were coming from a male in his mid to late 20s hanging out of a silver Mercedes Benz Coupe (2005 model). The man did not stop when I saw … Continued

Lucy’s Story: Pregnancy and harassment

Stop expecting pregnant women to respond to your rude, stupid questions and comments about pregnancy When I got into my third trimester of my first pregnancy, I figured out why a lot of women finish up (paid) work earlier than others. It’s not the exhaustion, headaches, sciatica, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, meralgia paresthetiica or anything to … Continued

Vicki’s Story: First story of harassment

This is the story of the first time I was sexually harassed at the age of 9, maybe 10. It was school holidays and as a kid of working parents, I was hanging out with a female friend from down the road. She was a year younger than me, and it was January, because I … Continued

Dani’s Story: “Alarm bells went off in my head”

This incident happened around 5pm on 1st September 2015. It occurred outside building 51 opposite to Dracula’s. I was just exiting RMIT Building 51 after finishing up some coursework , and was heading to the parking lot below building 51 to get my bicycle when I witnessed a man yelling at a cab driver. Thinking … Continued

Nikita’s Story: “we were about 15”

My friend and I were walking in town to find something to eat, we were about 15 and as we crossed a main road a blue truck came past yelling things at us. I don’t fully remember what they said now but I remember feeling upset and as we walked away they came back, and … Continued

Nikita’s Story: “I haven’t forgotten it”

This happened quite a few years ago but haven’t forgotten it. Happened in Noosa Sunshine Coast QLD, and since I have just come across this site I though I might share. I had joined a performance team at my high school and we were asked to sell old clothes at to raise money for our … Continued

Anon’s Story: “I was so shocked”

Walking on a footpath when 4WD came speeding down suburban street. I mouthed slowdown but he was going so fast it wasn’t really to him. I was just shocked at his speed. He sped on, then stopped, opened his window and called out: “you fucking slut!” Was a metallic 4WD. I should have got a … Continued

Dee’s Story: “I could not believe what I was hearing”

A few years ago, I was walking to my partners work to meet him before he finished and a group of guys outside the venue yelled out for me to show them my ‘privates’ (although they used much more colourful language). I could not believe what I was hearing and felt instantly disgusted and uncomfortable. … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: International Anti-Street Harassment Week

Hey Hollas! This week we’re dedicating Week In Our Shoes to International Anti- Street Harassment Week!┬áHere at Hollaback! HQ we have been busy planning and prepping for our International Anti-Street Harassment Rally. We’ve been coordinating speakers, creating posters and working with our cosponsors to get the word out. If you’re looking to fight street harassment … Continued