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San Gabriel
May 22, 2020

Street Harassment: I am 16. Throughout…

I am 16. Throughout the past few weeks, due to COVID-19, I've been taking walks. Over the course of two weeks, I've been told "I look good today", been wolf whistled and ogled at, been followed for multiple blocks down the street, and have been yelled at out of a car window multiple times. I'm disappointed, and I want people to know that any sort of feeling is ok to…
Dubai
May 21, 2020

Street Harassment: It was my usual…

It was my usual routine back in 2013 - I rode the train after finishing another work day. I carry a book because it was a 45 minute ride. I felt that someone was looking at me. He kept staring and staring. Even during the time I had to transfer train lines, he was following me and tried to stand close to me on the platform. He stared at me…
May 20, 2020

Bystander Intervention: Silence and denial are…

Waning: This post contains mentions of mental abuse towards a child. There was constant emotional abuse in my home as a child that impacted me for life. I keep learning and recovering. I read years ago about making deep, solid eye contact with kids who are being belittled in public and giving them my presence as a witness to their injustice. Just knowing they are seen and validated helps. I…
Qarku i Elbasanit
May 17, 2020

Street Harassment: Last summer, I was…

Last summer, I was walking in my hotel from the beach, because I needed to go changing from heavy periods and I always put my headphones on,so in the beginning I didn’t know that a guy was following me. Then I stopped, and he asked me questions like “Would u like to date?”.. I kept walking away but he followed me in the 4th floor, where my hotel room was…
Rogers Park
May 16, 2020

Street Harassment: Creepy Comment

He looked at me and grinned and said “Hey beautiful” as I walked by him, which was especially creepy as I was 16 and he looked to be about 50.
May 14, 2020

Bystander Intervention: I took you training…

Hello - I took your training yesterday on Bystander Intervention and today was able to utilize the skills I learned. I noticed that an old high school mate of mine had posted something in regards to the New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, where he called her "Wuhan Lujan" on Facebook. I asked him to explain more what he meant by that phrase and noted that it came across as…
South End
May 14, 2020

Street Harassment: I am experiencing xenophobic

I am experiencing xenophobic behaviors from shoppers and some are loiterring ready to document everything I say for their own motive. I feel the local government should apply more restrictions as a way preventing shoppers abusing the essential shopping.
Wales
May 4, 2020

Street Harassment: A man that I…

A man that I know shouted 'nice arse' at me twice from his van as I was walking down the street. I feel disgusted that some men still think it's okay to behave in this way. I feel angry but also scared to say something to him.
Corona
May 3, 2020

Street Harassment: While running at 7:30…

While running at 7:30 am this morning an SUV pulled up alongside me and honked at me, a young WOMAN (16-20) leaned out of the window and yelled "you're SOOOO fat!!!!" While giggling. I didn't engage and continued my run. I am 10 pounds overweight right now from giving birth to a baby a few months ago, but the comment was still cruel, hurtful,and unnecessary. I hope this never happens…
Paris
May 2, 2020

Bystander Intervention: Dear friends, english is…

Dear friends, english is not my mother tongue. In the old times, when I was a student (1966) I often was obliged to bear street harassment. I always replied with a "bang" on man's face. I was young and fearless; Every time without exception the man escaped being staggered. Now I am 73! when I see a young person in situation of harassment, I go close to her and say:…
Lubbock
April 30, 2020

Workplace Harassment: Following graduation in May

Following graduation in May 2018, I found myself with an opportunity in a faith-based real estate company that supports growth and achieving big dreams with a good salary and benefits. It was a dream come true, especially for someone, like me who is goal oriented, dreams big and loves the real estate investment world. Little did I know, that dream would come to a screaming halt, only 3 months into…
Ghan
April 30, 2020

Street Harassment: I

I’m a 14 year old girl, I live in a smallish town, I was going on a morning run wearing leggings and a normal sports singlet with a sports bra underneath, I was listening to my music running when I hear someone honking so I took my music out and saw two men around 18-20 with the window down the driver was honking and the man was shouting at me,…
Saint Bernard
April 30, 2020

Street harassment: Trash thrown at me,…

I was walking in full dress and tip jar heels (dancer type high heels) over to the karaoke bar from up the street i saw this congregation of people. I think it was first someone made a comment, or they were taking up the entire street and i slowed to see what was going on. I know comments were made which I think were about me. And I had a…
April 29, 2020

Street Harassment: Why would anyone thing…

Why would anyone think that a woman hiking alone with her dog is looking for trouble, simply because she enjoys nature? It's frustrating. There's this old man who keeps a small farm in the hills where I walk nearly everyday and he just blatantly asked me to have sex with him. I thought I was going to faint. We vaguely know each other because I spend so much time in…
North Avondale
April 29, 2020

Street Harassment: Photo

So i was out walking between my break from work wearing one of my sun dresses and a car drives by slows down the people in it start commenting not sure exactly but they bother to film it with their cell phone. I was assuming i wouldn't have any issues with social distancing. It made me uncomfortable and I slow and wait for them to pass continue my short walk…