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September 16, 2020

Workplace Harassment: At a company I

At a company I used to work for we would hire a receptionist and move them back to the floor as an admin when something opened up. We had a woman who was in charge of training the receptionist whom I know was very racist. So I was not shocked when we had two non-white receptionist that did not get hired on as admins even though they actually had experience.…
Downtown Los Angeles
September 14, 2020

Street Harassment: Today a man took

Today a man took a picture of me when I was in line for a gas station bathroom. I knew what he was doing and moved away and he pointed his phone camera toward me as I moved. Luckily my dad walked up. Not 10 minutes later 3 men showed up across the street where me and my younger sister had gone to eat and stared at us. I held…
England
September 13, 2020

Street Harassment: There

There's a couple of teenage boys who regularly shout"saggy tits" at me whenever I walk past. I have told them that it's inappropriate and that I could report them for sexual harassment. I feel self conscious and embarrassed. I dread walking past them but they hang around near where I live. I want people to know that it's not okay to make people feel inferior and self conscious.
Mayodan
August 31, 2020

Street Harassment: I was walking on

I was walking on a busy street in the small rural town where I live. A car passed by me, stopped, turned around in the parking lot, and came back so someone in the car could whistle loudly at me. I felt annoyed, and I was anxious about what I would do if they came back, because I was turning onto a less busy side street. I want people to…
August 27, 2020

Workplace Harassment: For two years I

For two years I have been verbally abused by the CEO of our company. She has thrown things at me (and missed). Speaks down to me in front of others. Co workers would see it, but not say anything. Then they would come to me after a "situation" and say, "why are you still here? Why do you take that? If she spoke to me the way she talks to…
Roma
August 11, 2020

Street Harassment: Today afternoon I was

Today afternoon I was out in the city center with a friend of mine, and after countless catcalls, I lost my patience. This guy pulled over and said something like “hey sexy” or something similar (I can’t and don’t want to remember it) and without hesitation, I pulled out my middle finger. Mistake number one. He then proceeded to yell “I’ll stick that finger up your a**”, and I felt…
Charing Cross
August 11, 2020

Street Harassment: I’ve been harassed too

I’ve been harassed too many times to count now and I’m 21. I’ve had men grab me and not let me go until I kiss them. I’ve been groped at a concert. I’ve been assaulted and told that it was because of my breasts and that he couldn’t help himself, which obviously made me feel like it was my fault. I’ve been catcalled countless times and I always thought I…
England
August 11, 2020

Street Harassment: Twice now, two different

Twice now, two different men have stopped me in my local park to tell me I’m beautiful and try to ask me what I’m doing at the moment. Whilst I appreciate it’s meant to be a “compliment”, it makes me feel so watched and unsafe, especially as the park was quiet at both times and so I was very isolated. Both times I ended up feeling scared. Because it wasn’t…
July 27, 2020

Street Harassment: I was told to

I was told to keep it to myself. It's been a month but I'm not over it. So been looking who I could talk to about it. Hope it's okay to share it here: I was a late bloomer and didn't realize someone could see me in a sexual way till I was 20. But even then there were always nice people who'd look out for me so didn't have…
Cupertino
July 27, 2020

Street Harassment: It’s 1:15 minutes after

It’s 1:15 minutes after the post office closes, broad daylight, on a Saturday. I’m going to brunch with friends after I drop off a package so I had a nice dress shawl on. There’s three or four other people in front of me at the Kiosk. I made sure when I got there that there were other people around. it’s my turn finally so I start entering the shipping details.…
Iraklio
July 26, 2020

Street Harassment: I went shopping with

I went shopping with a friend. It was a hot summer day and I was wearing pretty revealing clothes. When we passed in front of some guys, one of them catcalled and another said "aw man, the brunette one's hot" I was the one they were talking about. I really wanted to punch them in the face at that time. Only, my friend thought that what they said was a…
Odintsovo
July 22, 2020

Street Harassment: It was 1a.m

It was 1a.m. I was returning home on the last suburban train, I was alone in an entire carriage. Suddenly I heard the door opening behind me. I turn around, I see a man, I pay no attention to him and turn back. 10 seconds later I feel a hand touching my head and brushing my hair. I freeze. This man calls me “beauty”. All I can do is murmur…
Put-in-Bay
July 20, 2020

Street Harassment: I was on a…

I was on a girls trip with five others and we were at a bar watching a fun concert. There was really no social distancing going on at the time but there was a lot of drinking with everyone around. Everyone was as close as you would expect at a concert. Everyone singing with the band and dancing to the music. Then I felt a hand go up my right…
New York
July 19, 2020

Street Harassment: There was a man

There was a man experiencing homelessness that was sitting on the street and he was flashing and touching his penis while facing me. It was shocking and frustrating and disgusting. I didn't want to make a scene because I was with my parents (I am a minor).
Five Points
July 19, 2020

Street Harassment: I

I've been harassed on the street more times than I can remember, and usually I just ignore it and try to move on, even though I go into fight or flight mode. But this one time, I was walking at night to a restaurant after class, and a man stopped me to say, "you look like you want to be raped". I turned around to face him and tell him…