Feature: Stacey Forrester in the Georgia Straight

On March 2, 2016, a CUPE 1004 member from the Portland Hotel Society was featured in an article by the Georgia Straight as one of the 6 noteworthy feminists battling gender bias in Vancouver.

The article says:

Stacey (PHS)

Stacey Forrester

Downtown Eastside nurse Forrester is the Vancouver coordinator for Hollaback!, an international group that aims to end street harassment of women. Since joining the organization in 2015, she has led a number of local campaigns that give harassed women a voice while bringing attention to the sexism and prejudice facing women in public spaces. Forrester is also the cofounder of Good Night Out Vancouver, a grassroots campaign that targets harassment in pubs, bars, and clubs in order to make Vancouver’s nightlife scene safer for everyone.

Stacey Forrester combats public harassment as part of Hollaback Vancouver and Good Night Out Vancouver.

More details can be found at: http://www.straight.com/news/648746/6-noteworthy-feminists-battling-gender-bias-vancouver

 

Great work Stacey!