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Bystander Intervention: Silence and denial are not helpful.

Waning: This post contains mentions of mental abuse towards a child. There was constant emotional abuse in my home as a child that impacted me for life. I keep learning and recovering. I read years ago about making deep, solid eye contact with kids who are being belittled in public and giving them my presence … Continued

Street Harassment: Last summer, I was walking in…

Warning: This story includes attempted sexual assault. Last summer, I was walking in my hotel from the beach, because I needed to go changing from heavy periods and I always put my headphones on,so in the beginning I didn’t know that a guy was following me. Then I stopped, and he asked me questions like … Continued

Bystander Intervention: I took you training yesterday…

Hello – I took your training yesterday on Bystander Intervention and today was able to utilize the skills I learned. I noticed that an old high school mate of mine had posted something in regards to the New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, where he called her “Wuhan Lujan” on Facebook. I asked him to … Continued

Street Harassment: I am experiencing xenophobic…

I am experiencing xenophobic behaviors from shoppers and some are loiterring ready to document everything I say for their own motive. I feel the local government should apply more restrictions as a way preventing shoppers abusing the essential shopping. [got_back]

Street Harassment: A man that I know shouted…

A man that I know shouted ‘nice arse’ at me twice from his van as I was walking down the street. I feel disgusted that some men still think it’s okay to behave in this way. I feel angry but also scared to say something to him. [got_back]

Street Harassment: While running at 7:30 am…

While running at 7:30 am this morning an SUV pulled up alongside me and honked at me, a young WOMAN (16-20) leaned out of the window and yelled “you’re SOOOO fat!!!!” While giggling. I didn’t engage and continued my run. I am 10 pounds overweight right now from giving birth to a baby a few … Continued