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HOLLA ON THE GO: Walking along the street…

Walking along the street I walk everyday to get to class yesterday, a random person on a bike going very fast went up to me and grabbed the left side of my behind. I was so shocked and stood there, feeling so many emotions at once. Disgusted, dirty, violated, unsafe. He kept riding forward and … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I was approached by a man…

I was approached by a man while sitting with headphones in on the train. The conversation went as follows “hello”, “you are beautiful”, “you really turn me on”, “I just like to have fun”. He then proceeded to sit down next to me and talk at me. Finally, he got off at the same station … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: When I was younger…

When I was younger I had switched schools in the 2nd grade because we moved to a new town. So when I switched schools it was very difficult for me because I had a hard time making friends, for the entire 2nd grade year. I couldn’t talk to kids, play with kids, I couldn’t even … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: On Hyder Street and 10th…

On Hyder st. and 10th st., I was walking enjoying in afternoon walk in the sun. I was fully clothed wearing lots of layers, this is Anchorage, Alaska in December after all. A Grey pickup truck license plate GPS 173 being driven by a man pulled up a long side of me. The driver rolled … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I witnessed this and did help…

I witnessed this and did help: This is about white-supremacist, rather than misogynous, bigotry, but I think it fits. One day when I was nine, I got onto a bus at its line’s terminus, where the driver could spend 15 or 20 minutes in an air-conditioned diner. The driver was white, and a Black woman … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I started a new job in a government…

I started a new job in a government facility (as a contractor) a few months ago. One of the security guards in the building started taking a special interest in me. Obviously, his job is to notice when people walk in and out of the building, but I started noticing his unwanted behavior when he … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: At a local public library…

At a local public library, my children (girls) were using the computer as they would normally, and keeping their voices at respectful volume. A male security guard walked over to us, and requested that my children not speak. Literally, demanding that I prevent my children from speaking. I was appalled at the request. Then angered, … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I am an attorney with…

I am an attorney with laryngitis, so what there is of my voice right now is very low and faint. Talking to a client on the phone about a legal matter, he commented that my voice sounded sexy. Wondering whether he would take offense and fire me, I responded, “I don’t appreciate that.” He paused … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I’ve been using the Odana…

I’ve been using the Odana and S Segoe bus stop since I moved here and twice now a 30-40s man from New Orleans has made uncomfortable comments about me and physically blocked my only escape. The last incident was today. He was drinking and cornered me at the bus shelter at 9:30am as I was … Continued