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Anonymous’s Story: Things harassers say

1) You dropped your smile in the puddle back there. 2) You’re looking fine as ever (whispered into my ear). 3) A man asked me what time it was, I told him, he walked away.  But then when I was bending over putting something in my trunk, he had come back to grab my ass.  … Continued

Abby’s Story: Forced to move

My friend and I were going out downtown.  While trying to park our car at a garage, two men pulled up next to us and were making obscene sexual gestures toward us.  They pulled into the garage behind us so we decided to go to another garage.

Anonymous’s Story: “Alone”

As a graduate student, I was walking into the post office on campus when a man ran across the street and followed me in to tell me I had a “great ass.”  I felt threatened, objectified, unsafe, and alone.

Anonymous’s Story: “Nauseous”

8:30am.  Walking down a wide tree lined street in a suburban neighborhood passing large but cozy houses.  Sort of McMansion Jr’s.  A boy, maybe 16 or 17 years old, walks towards me on this otherwise vacant street.  We lock a gaze and as I look into his greyish blue eyes, I feel an odd cold … Continued

Anonymous’s Story: Rude

I was walking back from the dining hall on my campus with a friend.  There is a place called “the hangout tree”–benches where a lot of male college students sit and gaze at the women that pass–so I walked by with my usual “ignore all around me” attitude.  Nevertheless, not today.  One guy said, “hey … Continued