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“If only I wasn’t in my car right now.”

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

I was fifteen years old and I was walking to work after school across a highway overpass. There weren’t very many cars on the street, and I noticed this car with two men in it driving slower than normal slightly behind me. They looped around the block 3 times so they kept passing me and [...]

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“The problem is men’s entitlement.”

Stories, street harassment | on December, 12, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I’ve had many very uncomfortable encounters when out in public in London. Here are a few that I want to share: I was taking the bus one time and this man loudly starts asking me to sit next to him and refers to me as “darling”. He did this 3 or 4 times. I didn’t [...]

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“I’m done with people thinking that street harassment is a joke”

Stories, street harassment | on December, 04, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Three times a week I take the bus home from my job as a nanny back to my house. The bus stop is located on a busy street, comprised of many people returning home from work at the end of the day. I am never waiting for more than about 10 minutes at this stop, [...]

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“People laugh and make strange noises”

Stories, street harassment | on November, 29, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

People laugh and make strange noises, bark like a dog, talk about how ugly or funny looking I am, insult my clothing or phone because I am poor. Yes even flat chested and/or “societies definition of ugly” or older women are just as tired of being made fun of as attractive and/or young women are [...]

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Big Bad Wolves in Connecticut

Stories, street harassment | on November, 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I remember when I was running errands for my grandmother in her neighborhood. The part of the city she lives in is a bit questionable, but I always felt okay moving around in familiar areas during the day time. I was walking across a plaza on the way to her senior living apartment home when [...]

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“Getting in my face with a glass bottle in his hand’

Stories, street harassment | on November, 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was trying to get a taxi home after a night out with a friend. Unfortunately I had to wait 20 minutes outside a cab office for the cab to come. It was not the safest area. There was a club near the cab station where an intimidating guy around 6ft who was not in [...]

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“The first time I experienced street harassment I was 9″

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

Over the last few weeks alone: * A boy no older than 10 pulled my top down in a public park. * An elderly man groped and verbally harassed me on the bus * Men of varying ages have repeatedly leered at and catcalled me on the street (I am 16) * When serving at [...]

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