Category: Blog

Esmee’s Story: “Once again I knew I was powerless”

I was riding the bus with my boyfriend when a huge group of teenage boys got on, they were insanely loud but I tried to ignore it. I got off the bus and I went to the metro by myself. I was waiting for the metro to arrive when the same group of kids appear, … Continued

RAD’s Story: “I was shocked and embarrassed”

I was dropping a young woman off at the metro station after a date late Friday night when two drunk men sitting on the curb by the entrance to the station began yelling at us. One of them shouted, “Oh My God look at her!” and something about “my woman”. I was shocked and embarrassed. … Continued

New Volunteers/Nouvelles volontaires

Hollaback MTL is seeking new volunteers to run operations. If you are interested, please e-mail [email protected] Hollaback MTL recherche actuellement de nouvelles/nouveaux volontaires pour gérer leurs opérations. Si vous êtes intéressées/intéressés, contactez-nous à [email protected]

Jessica’s Story: “I felt someone grab my ass”

It was a Saturday night and I was on my way to meet up with my boyfriend after the hockey game. I had just gotten out of the metro when an older man, maybe mid-forties, stopped me and asked where Ste-Catherine street was. I pointed him in the right direction, even though it was fairly … Continued

Kari’s Stories: “I get stared at, followed or yelled at”

I have so many stories to share about being harassed in Montréal. It’s truly sad for me that I have to feel like I have to walk down the street with a miserable look on my face, always on the defense, hoping that it will ward off any unwanted advances. In St-Henri, in the middle … Continued

Mich’s Story: “Someone grabbed my rear end”

I was visiting with my friend who was at McGill. As we got on the metro, someone grabbed my rear end. I moved out of the way, and someone grabbed it again. As we continued in, I turned and looked around, and saw an older man of around 60 years old smiling gleefully. My friend … Continued