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Constant Harassment in Downtown Evanston

There’s a guy who’s always riding his bike (or walking) around downtown Evanston just yelling crap at people. I’ve seen him follow people, shouting names at them – sometimes men, but mostly women. Usually he just rides his bike past you, stares at you while he’s doing it, yells an insult and keeps riding, or … Continued

Harassed & Yelled at by Stranger

Young man staring, smiling, gestured for me to take off my headphones. I did so but said “Do you know me? You don’t know me.” He didn’t love that and started yelling; “Fuck you bitch! Oh you hard now!” Etc; yelled abuse at me for the next block.

Harassed by a “friend”

I became friends with my neighbor who is 30 years older than me. At first I thought he was nice but he would always sneak in some kind sexual comment and I kept thinking to myself I must be hearing him wrong. Then one-day he clearly told me he wanted me. I tried to tell … Continued

Acoso callejero

Cada martes, un poco antes de las 2 de la tarde, paso por este lugar hacia mi trabajo. A esa hora los obreros de varias construcciones al frente y muy cerca de mi lugar de trabajo, almuerzan sentados en la calle ocupando casi 2 cuadras de la calle traslaviƱa. No tengo otra opcion que pasar … Continued

Harassed for Body Hair

I get harassed when I go into public with my hairy legs and armpits. It’s makes me sad to see people being so hateful over something that shouldn’t even be relevant. It’s just HAIR!! Body hair is normal/natural/beautiful and it makes me feel comfortable within myself, and that is what it is about. Hair removal … Continued

I was 11

I was 11. In my middle school it had been cold, so I had these black fluffy pants that were tight (they did not feel tight), but I had my books, and a kid I knew since kindergarten yelled at me something like ooo or yummy like I was cake. I got home and ran … Continued