I have had people covertly harass me in public, calling me crazy and commenting on me. None of this is done to my face. I don’t know how to respond other than asking them to please stop. I’m afraid to confront them because then I will look crazy. It feels humiliating and dehumanizing. I want … Continued
Three guys stared and leered at my breasts as they were walking towards me. Felt angry and upset, and wondered if this had happened only because I was wearing a v-neck top (it was a hot day, and why then hell shouldn’t I?!)
I was on the phone with my mom when a young guy on a bikes up behind me and starts saying stuff like, “Oh baby you’re so beautiful,” yadda yadda. I immediately yelled at him. “Can you leave me alone?! I’m on the phone! Mind your own damn business!” He laughed and said, “Ok im … Continued
In the seven years that I’ve lived in New York, this is one of the worst street encounters I’ve had to-date. Around 1:15 pm this afternoon, I was walking home after a hair appointment to get ready for a job interview. I came out of the subway station at 125th and decided to take a … Continued
I was 8 months pregnant and it was a very hot day, & I was feeling sick from the heat. I hailed a car on the street (local Brooklyn car company, not a taxi) so I could get in the AC and ride the rest of my way home. The cab driver started asking me … Continued
Group of men who hang outside a big white garage on the little cal de sac off of 10th started catcalling me and chasing me all the way to Godfrey. I ran all the way to work.
A Man slowed down in his car and watched me, beeped at me and sped off. ???
I was hanging out outside a taco truck late one night. There were three of us, 2 cis-males and 1 cis-woman. Random guy approached our female friend and hollered at her with a “you’re lookin’ beautiful tonight.” My other male friend responded to him with a “you’re lookin beautiful too.” It was a small thing, … Continued
I am 17 and on holiday in Mexico. We have a 40 year old man across the hall with a son. He keeps waving and smiling at me and will hang around outside my door. The other day when the maid was cleaning the room he was leering in waving looking at me watching me. … Continued
I was walking home from the subway and a man was walking toward me, carrying two duffle bags, one on each shoulder. We were walking straight towards each other. I moved a little to my right to get out of his way but he didn’t move at all and one of his bags hit me … Continued