A man who often hangs around on my block (not sure if he actually lives on it somewhere) regularly calls me China doll as I walk by. I never react outwardly, but inwards I’m always fuming, and I can feel that my patience is steadily wearing thin and that I may snap back soon. I’m … Continued
I have had people covertly harass me in public, calling me crazy and commenting on me. None of this is done to my face. I don’t know how to respond other than asking them to please stop. I’m afraid to confront them because then I will look crazy. It feels humiliating and dehumanizing. I want … Continued
Last night I was walking home from the gym. It’s not far, about a mile. A few blocks in, I passed a group of guys on the sidewalk. I had my headphones in but hadn’t found a playlist to put on yet. After I walked past one of the guys took a few steps after … Continued
I was collecting train tickets at Peterborough Train station when I heard some young guys behind me. One wolf whistled. I then heard the other (they were just feet away) say “What, her mate?! She’s not sexy! She’s fat!”. I was so angry and humiliated. I wanted to say something. I decided to walk past … Continued
I was on the phone with my mom when a young guy on a bikes up behind me and starts saying stuff like, “Oh baby you’re so beautiful,” yadda yadda. I immediately yelled at him. “Can you leave me alone?! I’m on the phone! Mind your own damn business!” He laughed and said, “Ok im … Continued
I was 8 months pregnant and it was a very hot day, & I was feeling sick from the heat. I hailed a car on the street (local Brooklyn car company, not a taxi) so I could get in the AC and ride the rest of my way home. The cab driver started asking me … Continued
Group of men who hang outside a big white garage on the little cal de sac off of 10th started catcalling me and chasing me all the way to Godfrey. I ran all the way to work.
I was hanging out outside a taco truck late one night. There were three of us, 2 cis-males and 1 cis-woman. Random guy approached our female friend and hollered at her with a “you’re lookin’ beautiful tonight.” My other male friend responded to him with a “you’re lookin beautiful too.” It was a small thing, … Continued
I am 17 and on holiday in Mexico. We have a 40 year old man across the hall with a son. He keeps waving and smiling at me and will hang around outside my door. The other day when the maid was cleaning the room he was leering in waving looking at me watching me. … Continued
Cat called every night when I walk my dog half a block to the park. Makes me feel annoyed, embarrassed, sad, tired, afraid, and confused.