Category: demonstration

Jennifer’s Story: “I am a woman who demands respect”

I feel their eyes leering at me as I walk by… targeting me for their next attack. my eyes looking straight ahead thoughts racing through my mind heart beating a little faster, hoping they won’t say anything to me “Hey you!” I heard ruthless comments directed at me… Catcalling me as if I was an … Continued

Shanata917’s Story: Non stop starer on the bus

There was standing room only when I got on the bus, so when it cleared, I took the nearest empty seat as soon as it was available. Unfortunately it was next to a man who I quickly realized was staring unapologetically straight at me. After giving him a few seconds and the benefit of doubt, … Continued

GunnyGirl’s Story: Creeper at the grocery store

While doing my grocery shopping I look up and see a man looking at me. I’m usually a friendly person and will smile and sometimes say “Hi” or “How are you?”. I smiled at him and he immediately looks at my chest and groin and says “I was wondering if you were going to smile … Continued

Sophie’s Story: Standing up to a bar creeper

I was at my favorite nightclub with a group of friends on a Saturday night, standing on the edge of the dancefloor. I was chatting to one of my male friends when I felt someone pinch my bum. I turned around and the groper and his friend, who I vaguely recognize as being a year … Continued

Chelsea’s Story: “Bring your own leash and collar”

First off: I live in the Caribbean, on an island called Dominica (not Dominican Rep.), and harassment is very common here and people act like it’s normal and supposed to happen. I was walking my dog at night like I always do. He’s rather protective of me so I avoid walking him during the day, … Continued

Carolyn’s Story: Calling out creepers!

After a night out at a bar, we sometimes grab a poutine for the walk home. There is always a big crowd gathered and many people outside the restaurant eating their gravy and cheese covered fries. As we were leaving, we pass a group of guys dressed up in a variety of costumes. One guy, … Continued