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Story, Verbal

HOLLA ON THE GO: Way to be part of the problem

Harasser: middle aged guy, balding. Made disgusting comments about wanting to have anal sex with me while I was talking home from the office. The woman with him thought it was funny. Way to be a part of the problem lady.

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Published on May 30, 2015 at 11:24 am

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racial discrimination, Stalking, Story, Verbal

Lizette’s Story: Shaking and Upset All Day

This morning I was harassed and followed for three blocks by a man on my way to the office from the Farragut West metro. This man walked closely next to and behind me, making lewd remarks about the way I looked, how I walked and about being Asian. He was loud, sometimes shouted, and on the sidewalk and at street corners other commuters stared and didn’t say a word. I lost him when I ducked into a cafe to make sure he didn’t follow me into my office building. I’ve been shaking and upset all day.

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Published on May 29, 2015 at 9:58 pm

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Story, Verbal

HOLLA ON THE GO: Sisters on the Street

A bunch of f***boys talking and comparing me and my sisters thighs while we were walking down the street.

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Published on May 28, 2015 at 11:21 am

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groping, Nonverbal Harassment, Story, Verbal

HOLLA ON THE GO: Restaurant Rudeness

i worked in a high end Italian restaurant, everyday anything I wore I would get hollered by the staff. I felt very uncomfortable.. I am just 19 years old and these men are in their mid 40s and above..plus this was a new job for me.. I couldn’t step in the kitchen without hearing a whistle or someone trying to grab my butt.. It just got to the point that I had to quit that job.. And now am afraid to work in any other restaurants due to the harassment that happens in the kitchen/ restaurant.

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Published on May 27, 2015 at 11:20 am

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Story, Verbal

Christina’s Story: What did he think would happen?

Yesterday on the way home from the gym I was walking quickly wearing my black gym pants and a lululemon jacket. I was in no way looking inappropriate.
I was carrying bags ontop of my gym bag as i was having people for dinner that night. As i was walking one way a few people came into my path as they had just crossed the street so as i was weaving through a few people, a large man wearing sunglasses was passing by behind me and he leaned in quickly into my ear and said “damn!”. There are two things, one why did he feel like he had the right to invade my space to get in my ear like that and what did he think would happen as a result? That i would fall down to my knees right then and there and suck him off? What are these ass hats actually thinking?! I kept walking briskly and refused to give him the time of day. But it’s disgusting.

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Published on May 26, 2015 at 2:29 pm

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