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July 5, 2017

Sexual Comment Towards Girls

Frightening to hear boys, looking to be 11-13 years old, shouting abuse including sexual comments towards girls at the park. After trying to confront them, the boys ran off right away. I comforted the girls - one as young as 7 and totally confused and distressed why the boys were asking about her vagina and if things were or could be put in her.
Derby
May 18, 2017

In Our School Uniforms

A new submission from anonymous During walking home with my girlfriend,a white van slowed down and a man leant out to shout "pair of dykes" at us while in our school uniforms
April 30, 2017

Something I Witnessed

A new submission from anonymous This is more something I witnessed and did not have the opportunity to help with. Driving home in traffic on Tuesday, 25 April, a group of 4 teenage boys - 13/14 years old - were cycling on the opposite pavement. One of the boys stopped by a car with a solo female driver and started shouting 'you're fit, you're fit' at the woman. She was…

News

In Solidarity With Chechen LGBT+

On Saturday 22nd April at 3pm at The Spot in Derby City Centre around twenty members of the LGBT+ community and allies came together to grieve and show solidarity for gay men and other LGBT+ individuals who are being persecuted Chechnya, Russia. Freyja, one of our Site Leaders; a member of the LGBT+ community themselves, … Continued

Hollaback! Derby Makes The Paper!

Some of you who read the Derby Telegraph may have spotted that one of our Site Leaders Freyja was interviewed for their story “Derby is the least straight city in the UK outside London, new figures reveal”. The article describes that new statistics about individuals’ sexual orientation within the city point to Derby being the … Continued

Supporting the LGBT+ Community

Hollaback is an online platform to report incidents of street harassment for women / the LGBT community. We believe that story sharing is not only therapeutic but also changes the dialogue around street harassment which is key to ending street harassment. We also encourage people to ‘hollaback’ and bystander intervention where it is safe to … Continued