Month: December 2010

Workplace harassment hurts, too.

While working as a hotel desk clerk, a couple in their 60s booked a room and the man loitered constantly around the front desk. Part of my job was to take down the breakfast buffet and when I was in the process he pushed me in the wash room and tried to kiss me while … Continued

Jordanian anti-harassment initiative launches!

Anti-harassment sentiment is heating up all over the world, and our latest good news comes from the middle east, where a Jordanian grassroots campaign called objecDEFY Harassment has launched with a bang! With their own YouTube channel and a whole host of PSAs in both English and Arabic featuring unsavory characters and snarky captions like … Continued

Keep your grinding to the clubs

I went to Walmart to get pajamas for my daughter. This guy came up to me and said “Can I holla at you?”. I thought he wanted to know the time or some money. I couldn’t understand him cuz he looked high. I turned around to walk away. Then he ran up behind me and … Continued

Leaving San Francisco

I was doing my power walk through GGP a few years back.  I saw a guy walking into the bushes when he saw me coming up.  I don’t know why I looked at his direction but as I was walking by, he was sitting there by himself in the midst of the bushes masturbating.  What … Continued

Bystander FAIL.

As I was getting on the bus, a guy behind me grabbed me between my legs.  I was yelling at him, and I looked like a crazy woman.  The guy sat right next to another woman and acted like there’s nothing wrong.  I was too furious to think.  The bus was crowded and I just … Continued

The sting of harassment doesn’t always wear off

I was sitting on Muni (N Judah) going to work and a guy was rubbing against me.  That was early morning.  I told him if he doesn’t stop, I’ll hit him where it hurts.  This was years ago, but I remember it well. Submitted by Nancy

Harassment bad enough to make you leave your job

This was about 7 years ago when I was working at a small gas station.  I worked 2nd shift, so I was all by myself and would have to close the store at midnight.  I had plenty of winners show up, like the old man who snuck up behind me as I was refilling the … Continued

Keep your junk in the trunk

First off I have been a victim of the harassment crap since the age of 13, I am 24. Most of the cowards pull up in a car and flash them selves or play with their junk as if I’m asking for some kind of action. It’s lame and sickening; get a life dude or … Continued

If it feels creepy, it probably is creepy

This guy at my church is constantly asking for hugs…and when he hugs me he squeezes me and says ummm ugh unnnnn.   I hate this.  I asked several deacons to speak to him along with telling my Pastor.  This guy who was supposed to be a deacon himself eventually left the church.  I feel bad … Continued