Category: demonstration

PUBLIC HARASSMENT: I WAS WAITING FOR A BUS…

I was waiting for a bus in downtown San José, Costa Rica. A guy walked by and told me “I am delicious and he would like to lick all of me.” Without even thinking, I said “disgusting”. He was almost past me, and went back and grabbed me by the shoulder asking “What!”, as if … Continued

Teresa’s Story

A man followed me across the road from my front door and blocked my path three times at the mouth of this cul de sac. When I protested and objected, he said “Suck my cock” and fuck off you ugly dog”. He has done other things, like look me up on Linkedin, leer at me … Continued

Sarah’s Story

I was harassed by a man on the street on Tuesday night. I was unlocking my bike when a man came up to me. This is the sequence of events as I remember it – it all happened pretty fast. He got uncomfortably close and mumbled “Are you black or white?” (it should have been … Continued

Christine’s Story

I was taking the train home from work. A man came by and seemed to be selling train tickets. He spoke to me (his voice was very hard to understand) and I said no thanks and he moved along. He then circled back and asked if he could sit across from me. I said sure … Continued

Groped at a club

This happened to me years ago but I still cannot shake it. I was at a club with some friends and dancing when this guy just came up to me like he wanted to dance. I ignored him. Moments later, he proceeded to stick his hand straight up under my shirt, under my bra, and … Continued

Lauren’s Story: Home for Christmas

Over the past few year’s I have experienced endless amounts of harassment, from little boys years younger than me grabbing my ass and a man twice my age forcing himself on me in broad daylight – not to mention constant whistles and animal sounds “Hey baby””Hey sexy””Smile love”… However, nothing has every upset me so … Continued