Category: Verbal

Back-to-Back Hollaback!

I literally just finished posting my last story and it happened again. A gross, unwanted “hello” by a guy who made it a point not to step aside as we were both crossing the same part of the sidewalk so he could get close. The sun is out and street harassment season is definitely here.

Not just a conversation

I was walking down the street with my friend (female) and a guy starts walking alongside us and saying we should all go on a date. I responded with “we don’t want to be harassed” He stopped following us and we kept walking, and as we were walking he said something about how he wasn’t … Continued

Homophobic harassment

I was walking with a friend to the playground at tamarac elementary school because we like to sit on the swings and chat and a group of 8 boys around 17/18 years old started yelling offensive homophobic, transphobic slurs at me and my friend, who is also a gay girl, saying things like “kill yourself … Continued

Harassed while walking home

I was walking home at midnight on Friday. A couple of guys were approaching and I was just waiting for them to say something. They said, “Hey Sexy” and mumbled some other things. I screamed, “STOP IT.” They laughed. I shouted, “Be a better person and stop being such a fucking loser!” They shouted, “Oh … Continued

Harassed at work

This incident occurred at my place of work, but I am pinning where my abuser works instead, to see how he likes his place of employment disrupted. At 10th and Capital you will find a very energetic icon of Sacramento, Downtown James Brown. He’s a street musician, or rather impersonator know throughout midtown. He appears … Continued