Category: Verbal

Harassment from Male Colleagues

I am 60 years old. Working in New York city’s garment center for 20 years should have gotten me used to being sexually harassed,right? My boss greeted me with “get on your knees, and get under my desk…open wide for chunky!!!!” Every morning.Fun.The head salesman spent his time trying to get me in a corner,or … Continued

Harassed for NOT Showing My Legs

A perfect fall morning. Time to wear my favorite sweatpants while running errands in the morning. I get back to my apartment complex, get out of my car and walk the 50 feet to my doorstep. Guy yells to me “Show your legs, bitch,” as I’m walking. When you can’t even wear baggy pants and … Continued

Harassed While Taking My Baby For A Walk

One morning I took my 8mo old baby for a quiet walk around the neighborhood. It was cool and sunny, I was really enjoying myself as my baby fell asleep in his stroller. As I got near an intersection, a car with two men drove past me. Suddenly, they made a u-turn and slowed down … Continued

Creep on campus

When I started going to college, I knew the dangers of being a female student on a large campus. I kept telling myself that I would be careful and not put myself in a situation where something could happen to me. That is until I was sexually harassed while waiting for my friends to show … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: I Was Harassed At Work

I was getting off the elevator in the building I work in, and a slimy old man made this really gross ‘Mmmm!’ sound at me when he saw me. Then as I walked by he gave me this oversized, creepy smile and and equally creepy “Hello.” It was one of those annoying instances where it … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Man Leered At Me From Truck

Waiting to cross a busy street, this guy in a white pick up slows down and blocks traffic to leer and say “I’d like to do you a favor sometime.” He says something else and I tell him to “knock it off and move along.” The look on his face completely changes in a way … Continued