Category: Verbal

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

Bystander on the Train

It’s almost 10:00pm on the train platform at Temple University. This group of young guys–freshmen, probably–are hanging around on the platform. Suddenly a girl gets off a train by herself, and Blue Sweatshirt peels off from the group and starts following closely, trying to talk to her. It’s clear from her body language that she’s … Continued

Harassed Three Different Times While Walking Outside Today

Days like today make me want to move out of the city and live in solitude somewhere in the country where I don’t have to be harassed DAILY, sometimes within seconds of leaving my house. I was catcalled and verbally assaulted three times today! This Sunday is a gorgeous, sunny, breezy day in San Francisco. … Continued

Harassed While Biking

I cycle to work everyday. I have had to change my route recently because I can’t cope with the verbal and non-verbal abuse e.g. comments about my appearance and objectification towards me making comments about my body and bum for example. I am wearing lycra yes- and? Minding my own business in the cycle lane … Continued

Constantly Harassed on the Street and at School

I’m 15 and am always being street harassed. Part of the time it’s at school. I have been assualted and verbally harassed. It doesn’t make me feel better. I gave into it before and let boys do what they wanted. But I got to much attention for my ass and things got way to out … Continued

Stalked By A Man In A Mask With 15-Year-Old Niece

A few years ago for Halloween, my friends and I went to Salem, Massachusetts, as was becoming our tradition after going several years in a row. My friend’s 15-year-old daughter was with us, my surrogate niece. She and I spent a good portion of the day wandering the town. At various times, I kept feeling … Continued

Harassed On The Street, Police Did Nothing

A man approached me as I was coming out of class. He asked me if I was interested in prostituting and making us some money in Miami. He said “you do it for free.” He commented on my body and told me how I was making his dick hard. I reported it to the police. … Continued

Creep Followed Me And Called Me The C-Word

I was strolling around downtown Portland with my boyfriend. Just moved to the area, first time visiting the city. We walked by a little park area where this man dressed in bright orange was complaining very loudly about his “whore mother.” My boyfriend and I just walked past, but I guess the guy must’ve caught … Continued