Category: Verbal

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed in Times Square

I was in Times Square after seeing a Broadway show and this group of guys walked by and all used provocative language and disgusting “flirting”. I’m very much underage and I’m not originally from here but visiting family. Where I live the guys are harmless and when I get nervous or someone catches me off … Continued

Homophobic Harassment in South Beach

Just another day, just another harassment. This time in a grocery store in south beach Miami. Sunday night, my partner walks in to buy milk for our breakfast the next day, I stay outside as I had a sore throat and the air conditioning was too cold. She is obsessed with oatmeal now so we … Continued

“We Were Blessed to Make it Back Home That Night”

I wanted to go to Walgreens to pick up some eyeliner. The weather was nice outside so me and my friend decided to take a walk up there mind you it was around 7 and it doesn’t get dark fast in the summer. Long story short we had a peaceful walk up there, with just … Continued

Harassed by Faux Taxi Driver

I had walked out of a bank with my mom and stood to rearrange our credentials/belongings. The traffic had momentarily stopped. An old man yelled from a car stopped in traffic. “Yo,yo,yo.” Within the corner of my eye I noticed him looking directly at me, his head outstretched from the window. He stared for about … Continued

Daily Harassment By Group of Men

I regulary observe this group of men who sit in Dunkin Donuts (on the corner of 19th and Oregon in Philadelphia) throughout the week. They park themselves at tables, play cards for hours and harass every single woman who walks in (mostly leer and stare). The harassment is more verbally aggressive if the woman is … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “I felt disrespected”

I was walking to the climbing gym. (It is in a hotel downtown) I crossed the street, and a car did not stop. I looked across the street at a guy sitting against the building and made a “yikes” gesture. He replied with the comment, “wouldn’t want to see your fine ass get run over.” … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Harassed on the way home from school

This afternoon I was walking along my street , like I usually do everyday after school. My friend always goes with me but when I arrived at my street , we said goodbye because he lives next street. I was halfway home when a construction worker around 20 stops doing his work, begins to stare at me … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “Crazy Shirt” Guy

This is the story of my first cat caller. A few years ago, I decided to go to a bookstore with a friend. Because it was summer, and very hot out, we both wore t shirts and jeans. My shirt dipped slightly in the back, showing off my shoulder blades. When we got off the … Continued