When I was a sophomore in high school, my close friend and I were at a busy intersection standing together holding signs (I think it was for a carwash, but who cares). She was a tomboy and not particularly feminine, and both of us were wearing longer shorts and t-shirts. As we were standing there, … Continued
I went for a run at around 9 pm on a Tuesday night, and I passed a young man (presumably a college student) peeing on the corner of Bloomington and N Dubuque streets. I didn’t immediately realize what he was doing, but as I ran closer, he turned his body towards me and began peeing … Continued
Two men whistled and jeered at a bank teller and commented on her body. I turned to look at them and one of them came very close to me and asked me, “What are you going to do about it?” I stared at him until he walked away. The other man apologized. [got_back]
I am a young woman who does not dress provocatively, I think I dress normally and this happened when I was married (but I was travelling alone), so I was in no way trying to attract male attention. I was sitting in a long distance coach and a strange man sat beside me. After a … Continued
Another piece of straw in the haystack that suffocates women. While waiting for the walk sign at a traffic signal by my house, a man pulled up to the curb and leered at me and blew a particularly lewd kiss. As usual, the perpetrator quickly turned right and drove away.