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“I now wear a jacket to cover myself no matter how hot it gets”

Stories, street harassment | on August, 01, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I have depression, serve loneliness and social anxiety. I don’t look like something’s wrong with me that is why they think it’s easy to talk to me. I get guys slowing down there cars next to me and getting honked and harassed about how “pretty” I am. I don’t dress provoking. The only thing I [...]

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“I just awkwardly stood there with a straight face”

Stories, street harassment | on July, 31, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I’m 18 years old and a senior in high school. I was waiting at the bus stop, and a car drove by me and a guy made kissy noises with his mouth from the passenger seat. i ignored him, but i looked to my left and he was making a U-turn just to drive by [...]

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“They knew I was in trouble”

Stories, street harassment | on July, 31, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

As I was walking to my job training I noticed a tall man was following behind me. Realizing that I’m a slow walker I moved to give him enough space to pass me and yet he continued to follow. I thought if I slowed down he would just pass yet he slowed down as well. [...]

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“I felt as though it was my fault”

Stories, street harassment | on July, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

My friend and I decided to go shopping in the city one day and everything was going well until a man, in his late 40s/50s, came up behind me, touched my butt and told me he liked my pants. We rushed into a store and I had to hold back my tears. I felt dirty [...]

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“Really creepy and inappropriate”

Stories, street harassment | on July, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Just a few minutes ago, I was outside of a coffee shop during the day with cousin and we were about to part ways when a man asked us for change, we both politely said we didn’t have any, which was true. As I walked through the coffee shop I felt like someone was following [...]

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“I was so scared, after they went by I ran”

Stories, street harassment | on July, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was a 19 year old girl from a small town in the big city going to college.  I was already scared to death.  My apartment was 6 blocks from school and we walked every day.  Many times men shouted lewd things from cars or from construction jobs nearby.  It was a business college and [...]

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“So he could try and look up my skirt”

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

I was standing at the bus stop waiting for my bus when this guy walked up too close and then crouched next to me in the bus shelter. He was acting really strange and “dropped” his lighter (more like tossed it out) so it would “fall” near my feet so he could try and look [...]

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