Month: March 2011

Molly’s story: Keep your hands to yourself

Dear Middle Aged Man wearing a hat on the TTC: I was on my way to a formal event at my law school. I thought I was looking nice and I was excited for my night, but as soon as I got on the subway I felt uncomfortable. People were staring. I guess that’s to … Continued

Ana Paula’s story: Sexist testicles

Two bastard tourists was in front of a hotel when i passed by at night. They started talking to me “mmm mama, mamacita, come on!” I’m so exhausted to just listen to sexism bullsh*t and do nothing, that I want to scream and beat them with all my strength. I want to rip off all … Continued

GW’s Story: Don’t blow your horn at me

There’s an MTA worker who stands under the Manhattan Bridge, in the MTA work/storage facility, in the mornings. He blows an air horn to get women’s attention, every time we walk by. He doesn’t just stare. He wants you to know he is watching you walk by, every morning. Good thing this area seems gated … Continued

Eve’s Story: Coward troll creates fake account to harass

I had a strange experience just now… I found the riot grrl harassment pamphlets to be really awesome, so I posted all of them on my Facebook account, with the “Excuse me, hi, I just wanted to let you know…” one as my profile picture. I posted these flyers as an act of solidarity with … Continued

Katie’s Story: No one needs their confidence destroyed

I am only 14, but yesterday I experienced two harassers in the same day. Both were when a car drove past with men inside. The first car just wolf whistled at me but the second time the men shouted at me and my friend ‘Gorgeous arses on you two’. I feel this is unacceptable for … Continued

Rachel’s Story: Barnes and Noble creeper

There is this really creepy guy who hangs around the magazine stands at Barnes and Noble. He stares at teenage girls and doesn’t even hide it.  He just stares and smiles in the most creepy way. he is like in his late 40s or 50s.  He always wears the same shirt(worker blue shirt and wears … Continued