Category: Story

HOLLA ON THE GO: I bought pepper spray after that

Came across a really drunk college kid one night when heading back to my dorm with my girlfriend. He asked us where Butterfield was and we told him we’d show him where. Then he must’ve noticed something about us and started asking, “Are you lesbians?” And we said, “Yes, this is my girlfriend.” He then … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Followed by a car

I was walking down the left side of the street and a car with two men slowed down to get my attention. Because they were across the street, I kept walking normally, thinking that the lane of oncoming traffic between us would be enough to deter them from doing anything more. Eventually the car stopped, … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: 99 Problems

Walking out of CVS a homeless man was yelling at another woman about my age walking towards me “you want black or white?” His friend (who I’m assuming was a different race, I at no point looked at these men) added “or you can have both, like a chocolate chip cookie.” She didn’t acknowledge them … Continued

Ruby’s Story: Harassed at the Bus Stop

I’m 17 and I had to get the bus home after school on Friday, which I don’t normally do as my mum will pick me up, but this particular day she had to work late. The bus stop is a five minute walk from my school and is located on a busy main road, however … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Roadworkers

2 Guys working on some new cabling in road leered, smiled, and said ‘alright?’ I didn’t feel complimented. I know from years of experience that if you don’t please men doing this they will become hostile. Thankfully in this particular and rare case when I ignored them they said nothing but it felt very unpleasant … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Update on me: Ally

So I just remembered something that didn’t annoy me before but now that I know a bit more about street harassment it does. After the second time I was harassed which was at a movie theatre.(a guy was talkin a bout my friend, my cousin, and my butts.) I decided to tell my mom and … Continued