2009 September

Girls in Illinois face assault on the streets

News stories, street harassment | on September, 30, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

This breaks my heart. Many girls in Chicago and Illinois “face serious violence in their lives,” including physical and sexual abuse, threats and injury in school, and assault on the streets, according to a new study called the “Status of Girls in Illinois.” A Chicago Tribune article about the study included the following story: “Eighteen-year [...]

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Refused to take ‘no’ for an answer

Stories | on September, 29, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

One of many incidents during my daily commute (by bus) involved being followed by a man who refused to take “no” for an answer. After getting off the bus at a terminal near my office, I walked past this person, a younger guy, probably in his mid-20s. Even though I didn’t make eye contact, he [...]

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Refused to take 'no' for an answer

Stories | on September, 29, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

One of many incidents during my daily commute (by bus) involved being followed by a man who refused to take “no” for an answer. After getting off the bus at a terminal near my office, I walked past this person, a younger guy, probably in his mid-20s. Even though I didn’t make eye contact, he [...]

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I’ve had…

Stories | on September, 28, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

I’ve been harassed more times than I can remember, starting when I was fourteen. I’ve been followed for blocks. I’ve had men walk up to me and say “I want to fuck you.” I’ve had my ass grabbed. I’ve had lewd comments made about my body. I’ve had men ask me to get in their [...]

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I've had…

Stories | on September, 28, 2009 | by | 1 Comments

I’ve been harassed more times than I can remember, starting when I was fourteen. I’ve been followed for blocks. I’ve had men walk up to me and say “I want to fuck you.” I’ve had my ass grabbed. I’ve had lewd comments made about my body. I’ve had men ask me to get in their [...]

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“Lil Punk”

street harassment | on September, 26, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

My worst harrasment in the street was when this young guy was trying to talk to me i ignored him and he ran over and touched my ass!!!! omg!! i put down my books! i was gonna kill this kid! his punk ass ran!!! stop street harrasment this is insane!! there isnt one day i [...]

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"Lil Punk"

street harassment | on September, 26, 2009 | by | 0 Comments

My worst harrasment in the street was when this young guy was trying to talk to me i ignored him and he ran over and touched my ass!!!! omg!! i put down my books! i was gonna kill this kid! his punk ass ran!!! stop street harrasment this is insane!! there isnt one day i [...]

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