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Glasgow
June 25, 2015

Free taxi

I was 13 at the time. i was leaving the train station so i passed by the taxi rank and one of the drivers in the awaiting taxi whisteld at me. i ignored him at first and assumed that the whilstle was for an older woman but then she shouted "oh no wait come back girl with the white dress!" so i went over to him and said "can i…
March 8, 2015

New submission from Krishna

I lived in Brussels for 5 years and it was a city i enjoyed calling home, for the most part. While I haven't seen the film or followed the controversy, I have experienced unwanted attention and even assault (both sexually motivated) by men of immigrant origin or descent on the streets of Brussels. As you say, this is a particularly unpleasant side to the European capital. Having also seen at…
December 3, 2014

Rebecca’s story: making the offence public

I was walking in a busy street around 5pm, two guys walked passed me one squeezed my bum as he went passed, when I turned around he laughed, I was furious and in complete shock, I didn't know how to react, I just felt so angry, I looked around and no one had seen it, I felt like I had to do something, so I turned around and shouted at…

News

no story too small….

Have we all still got to get over a niggling invisible feeling that talking about our experiences of harassment is somehow akin to bragging? Or that it’s somehow not share-worthy? It’s a frightening concept that maybe it’s so ubiquitous that nobody finds it interesting anymore. I, for one, end up playing things down to so,e … Continued

Rebecca’s story: making the offence public

I was walking in a busy street around 5pm, two guys walked passed me one squeezed my bum as he went passed, when I turned around he laughed, I was furious and in complete shock, I didn’t know how to react, I just felt so angry, I looked around and no one had seen it, … Continued

Horror Movie

I was sitting and watching Insidious 2 alone at the Renfrew Cineworld and some creepy old guy thought it would add to the horror movie experience by clamping his hand on my thigh. – submitted to Hollaback Glasgow at a workshop.

Kirstie’s Story

Guys shouting lesbians! to me while I was on a date. People clearly like to state the obvious. -Submitted to Hollaback! Glasgow at a workshop.