Category: Verbal

Christena’s Story: “‘Highlights’ of my day”

Here are the “highlights” of my day yesterday: I had three men catcall at me (“Hey baby,” “Hey little lady,” “hey pretty girl”). I had two men I don’t know at all wave at me accompanied with a smug face. I also heard a whistle. I heard some mansplaining at work also (“Why don’t you … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Smile requesting harassers

On a sunny Thursday morning at 10am, I was walking my bike to the bike shop. A guy walking toward me stepped to the side to, I believe, let me pass but instead he stared at me and said, “Smile. Smile!” I said, “don’t tell me what to do, asshole.” So he stood there screaming, … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: Drive by harassment

Two men pulled their truck up next to me as I was walking into a McDonalds. They hollered “hey girl” and “looking good” and stayed there looking me up and down until I entered the restaurant. [got_back]

Jessica’s Story: Grocery store creeper

I was grocery shopping today when a man came up to me blocked me in the bread aisle with his cart. He was smiling and asking me something so I removed my headphones to see if he needed something. He said, “Are you getting groceries to make dinner for me tonight?” I awkwardly laughed and … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “Creep”

As I was headed in to work at an event here in Las Vegas for children in underprivileged communities, a man offered to hold a door open for me because of all the equipment I was bringing in. He helped me through a second set of doors, for which I thanked him, and a woman … Continued