Category: Verbal

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

“It Made Me Sick to My Stomach”

I was walking over to the gas station beside my work to get a drink when a man came up beside me and started asking me a lot of personal questions, including his request for my phone number. I told him I only had a few minutes to get my drink and that I didn’t … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: It’s not a compliment

I was walking through the halls with a friend when a boy around my age made a gross comment. We walked past his group when he called out to me ‘hey, I like your mouth’. My friend and I just walked on but I was in disbelief. This kid has made comments before but usually … Continued

Harassed While Out Walking Dog

I was walking a dog down my street and this guy pulled up into his driveway. He got out and had some friends with him. He started whistling at me, and I just ignored him and didn’t even look. Is it weird that I felt uncomfortable about something as simple as whistling? I kept walking, … Continued