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“Hey, Honey!”

I had parked my car on the parking lot next to the station to get a sandwich in the afternoon. I got out of my car and walked to the station (which I had to cross in order to get to the city centre). A man was standing in front of the station and he yelled 'Hey! Where are you going? Hey, honey! What are you going to do? Hey,…

“Walking home alone”

A car was following me, then a guy inside screamed at me to get in... First I ignored him, then I told him to f* off. Walking home alone changed after that.

“Slap on the butt”

I was walking with my friend and a young man slapped my butt hard.


Stichting Fairspace: Hollaback! Nederland!

Hollaback! Nederland is een initiatief van Stichting Fairspace. Wij zetten ons in voor het bestrijden van straatintimidatie, door het delen van ervaringen met straatintimidatie, door daders verantwoordelijk te houden voor hun daden en door beleidsmakers in beweging krijgen. Met jouw hulp kunnen we straatintimidatie op de kaart zetten als een probleem wat ook in Nederland … Continued

#MeToo: ‘Good People Can Do Bad Things’

Feeling burnt-out from #MeToo? So many stories, so familiar to many of us. The good news is important work is being done in the Netherlands to promote discussion and change.   This was clear at the recent event ‘Sexual Violence And Masculinity: How Can Men Do Better?’ hosted by Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and … Continued

Blog: Sexually harassed by gay men and it’s still not OK

Photo credit: Submitted by Ghanwa, 3 July 2017 June is celebrated as Pride Month, a celebration of sexuality, sexual orientations and gender identities. I, a bisexual cis woman, too joined the Utrecht Pride to partake in the celebration and the festivities. However, I soon realized that my idea of sexual liberation and freedom, which finds … Continued