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USA: When my tour guide harassed me

correspondents, Stories, street harassment | on August, 24, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Kasumi Hirokawa, PA, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent International travel is great. You get to try new food, practice phrases in a new language, geek out at landmarks and learn about the local history. I honestly don’t know anyone who doesn’t like traveling. However, the fun of sightseeing abroad can come at a cost if you [...]

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“Seriously, your breasts look delicious.”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was at Otakon (an anime convention) with my friend a few weeks ago and we decided to cosplay. We were both wearing low cut dresses because it’s hot outside and it worked for our costumes. The people at the convention were nothing but nice to us luckily, but as a lot of cosplayers know [...]

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“I see. Sorry, I’m not interested.”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 18, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was standing at the intersection near my apartment, waiting for the light to change. I’m autistic, and was flicking my fingers in front of me. I may have given the impression I was stoned. A man walked up to me and asked, “Are you going to HempFest?” I said, “No.” “Do you want to [...]

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“Girl.. you have the finest ass I have ever seen.”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was walking to the subway in NYC to run work errands when a guy told me, “Girl.. you have the finest ass I have ever seen.” I was annoyed but honestly- I have heard this before on the street and kept walking. When I came back from the errand I saw the same guy [...]

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“It is exhausting to fear for one’s safety”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 16, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

This story does not involve physical harassment, but I know that what happened on this particular occasion could have escalated very quickly if I had not been able to get away as swiftly. Recently I was walking down the street in Lausanne, Switzerland, where I currently live, re-tying my hair into a ponytail, as I [...]

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“All I want is some tight pussy”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 16, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I get cat called and beeped at from men in cars almost everyday, I get felt up pretty much every time I go to a bar, I have been flashed (when I was 12!!!), and I have been followed all the way home, to look out of the window to see the guy waiting there [...]

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“There should be distress vans to help people in need”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was returning from a nearby market at around 9 pm after purchasing antibiotics. My body was aching due to high fever. All of a sudden, i heard a murmur and i noticed it was a 14 yr old boy on a bicycle who was making some ugly gestures. He went ahead but kept looking [...]

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