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“Taking pictures of me out of his window”

Stories, street harassment | on March, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

When I was at the gas station a few days ago, I decided to clean my windshield whilst my car’s tank was being filled. When I turned around I discovered that a male stranger was photographing me from his car. He stopped when I looked straight at him and started to slowly drive away. At [...]

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“Make anti-street harassment lessons compulsory “

Stories, street harassment | on March, 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I walked into school and a group of boys started making tit jokes and whistling at me. They were so bad at whistling one of them brought an actual whistle. It made me feel uncomfortable. Fortunately, at that moment the bell rang. Late that day a boy in my form class, while he was walking [...]

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ʺRun home to daddy b****”

Stories, street harassment | on March, 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

My high school is located in the upper downtown area of Indianapolis, Indiana. When I was a sophomore I was walking down the city street from my school to a coffee shop about five blocks away to wait for my father to come pick me up. It was the middle of July and hot outside, [...]

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Hollaback! Amsterdam is here!

anti-street harassment week | on March, 15, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Do the words “psst, schatje!” or “hey sexy!” sound familiar? Do you ever feel unsafe or uncomfortable walking the streets? If you’ve ever experienced or witnessed street harassment in Amsterdam or anywhere else, Hollaback! Amsterdam has your back! As part of International Anti-Street Harassment week, Hollaback!, an international anti-street harassment organization, will launch its BRAND [...]

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“You’re gonna make me cum!”

street harassment | on February, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

On my way to work, I heard a man yelling “uhh!! Uhhh!! You’re gonna make me cum!!” and looked up to see a man violently masturbating at me with his pants down around his knees. I called 911 to report this, and waited 45 minutes before anyone showed up to take down any information. It [...]

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“I’m just trying to go home with you”

Stories, street harassment | on February, 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 20th, a man started verbally harassing me in the Prospect Park Q train station, asking if he could get inside my coat with me. I abruptly walked down to the platform to be around more people. When the train arrived, I got on and noticed he’d sat down across from me. Three [...]

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#MySafetySelfie Project

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on February, 25, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Conceived by site-specific narratologist and writer Jay Pitter, #mysafetyselfie is a project that is curating selfies + stories from women highlighting spatial and social factors compromising their safety in public spaces. After establishing a career as a public funder and then a corporate marketing communications director, Pitter earned a graduate degree at York University’s Faculty [...]

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