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Volunteers Wanted!

We are searching for more people to volunteer with Hollaback! York, so if you can give any time at all to helping out with anything from managing social media, to giving workshops on street harassment, to artsy/creative projects, get in touch with us on: [email protected] Thanks! Hollaback! York  

Freya’s Story

I was waiting to be served at a bar. A guy came up and stood really close to me, acting creepy, and said “oh mmm damn you are so sexy, I’ll buy you a drink and you can come dance with me gorgeous” I ignored him and carried on looking forward, not in the mood … Continued

Rosie’s Story

I’m 17 years old and it sickens me that men older than my dad make comments and make me feel victimised almost everyday. It’s got to the point now that I don’t want to walk places alone because I expect to be addressed with a wolf-whistle from a disgusting pevert. There’s currently a heat wave … Continued

Rita’s Story

I was walking home in broad daylight from the hairdressers at 5:30pm a few years ago and I heard someone behind me muttering something and the words sounded like terms for genitalia and what he was going to do. I turned around and a man turned his face to the side and stopped talking. As … Continued

Lucy’s Story

I was dancing in a night club one time and these 2 guys were dancing behind me and one of them grabbed my butt cheek so I pushed him away and he then grabbed it for a second and third time! I told him to back off and he just looked at me and smiled! … Continued


I was walking home after a night out and this guy started to follow me. He stayed about 1 or 2 metres behind me for 45 mins until I got home. At first I wasn’t too worried as I thought maybe we were just going the same way, but every time I sped up, so … Continued

Lottie’s Story

I was in year 10 and in a science class. I was sat at the front opposite the teachers desk totally minding my own business and trying to learn when a guy in my class came up behind me, put his hands on my breasts, smelt me and said “mmm you smell well nice” and … Continued