Category: Nonverbal Harassment

Harassed at the bus stop

Standing at the bus stop, waiting to go home after a long and tiring day at work. Two young lads in a van honk their horn and shout at me, leaning out their window. It’s a busy street and I’m wearing earphones so I don’t hear exactly what they’re saying, but the gestures one lad … Continued

Leers and Stares During Morning Commute

I was on my way to class one morning, doing the usual thing of avoiding metro carts with only men. I sat down in a secluded area, and within 5 seconds, a man about 50 years old came on the metro. He didn’t sit on any of numerous empty seats, but decided instead to sit … Continued

Felt Up at the Movies

In a pretty empty theater, a guy asked if he could sit in the seat next to me and partway through the movie, I felt like there was something brushing against my thigh. I didn’t know what it was or if it was part of the seat, so I just moved around but it happened … Continued

Harassment in School

This kid at my school told his friend that he was going to run up to me when I was walking to my class and smack my ass. Thankfully his friend told me, but I was so scared that I asked one of my other friends to walk me to class.

HOLLA ON THE GO: I Was Harassed At Work

I was getting off the elevator in the building I work in, and a slimy old man made this really gross ‘Mmmm!’ sound at me when he saw me. Then as I walked by he gave me this oversized, creepy smile and and equally creepy “Hello.” It was one of those annoying instances where it … Continued