Category: Story

Homophobic harassment

I was walking with a friend to the playground at tamarac elementary school because we like to sit on the swings and chat and a group of 8 boys around 17/18 years old started yelling offensive homophobic, transphobic slurs at me and my friend, who is also a gay girl, saying things like “kill yourself … Continued

Harassed while walking home

I was walking home at midnight on Friday. A couple of guys were approaching and I was just waiting for them to say something. They said, “Hey Sexy” and mumbled some other things. I screamed, “STOP IT.” They laughed. I shouted, “Be a better person and stop being such a fucking loser!” They shouted, “Oh … Continued

Harassed at work

This incident occurred at my place of work, but I am pinning where my abuser works instead, to see how he likes his place of employment disrupted. At 10th and Capital you will find a very energetic icon of Sacramento, Downtown James Brown. He’s a street musician, or rather impersonator know throughout midtown. He appears … Continued

Questioned about tattoos

[Title: Yeah, I have tattoos] I have visible arm tattoos and was being questioned about them despite my obvious uncomfortableness. After showing one of them he called me a nasty girl in a very sexual tone. Luckily the post office workers know me quite well and were watching to make sure he didn’t try anything. … Continued

Harassed on Amtrak

I could probably write a book just of the things men say to me on Amtrak. Tonight, the man seated next to me: – Decided to test my knowledge of Spanish by asking me if I could understand something his friend said to him when they were in Argentina – which was “tonight we’ll go … Continued