Category: Story

Luna’s Story: Sidestepper

I was walking up onto Oxford St when this scruffy creepy guy tried several times to intentionally step right into my path and block my way. After sidestepping twice the third time I physically shoved past him hard with my massive shoulderbag, he shouted something unintelligent but left me alone as it was really busy … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Subway space taker

A guy, mid-30s, dark blonde hair, wearing a tech Network-embroidered shirt and carrying a tech Network-emblazoned backpack, hopped on my relatively empty train (headed in the direction of the business’s main building at rush hour) and chose, among all of the empty benches, the one directly facing me and then aimed his knees so they touched mine. [got_back]

HOLLA ON THE GO: In store harassment

When walking into a store in Sacramento, a worker approached me and told me that I “better not steal anything”. I am Hispanic so I found it incredibly rude & irrational as I was only looking at some makeup, and did no such thing to provoke her comments. [got_back]

Val’s Story: Non stop creepers

I was walking home from work when a group of college-aged guys drove by. One of them yelled “Pussy!” out of the car window. Then just a minute later, I walked past an older man getting something out of the trunk of his car and he looked me up and down and said “Heeeeeeeeeeeey.” [got_back]

Christena’s Story: “‘Highlights’ of my day”

Here are the “highlights” of my day yesterday: I had three men catcall at me (“Hey baby,” “Hey little lady,” “hey pretty girl”). I had two men I don’t know at all wave at me accompanied with a smug face. I also heard a whistle. I heard some mansplaining at work also (“Why don’t you … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Smile requesting harassers

On a sunny Thursday morning at 10am, I was walking my bike to the bike shop. A guy walking toward me stepped to the side to, I believe, let me pass but instead he stared at me and said, “Smile. Smile!” I said, “don’t tell me what to do, asshole.” So he stood there screaming, … Continued