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“I never thought that would happen to me at such a young age”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 19, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was going to my locker to get my stuff. Some guys were sitting outside on the opposite side of my locker and we’re doing an art project. As I turn to leave and walk down the hallway, I hear one of them say ʺI’d hit that.ʺ I’m in middle school and I never thought […]

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“I Am Not An Object”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I already posted this story on my own personal blog but I also wanted to share it here. Thank you for creating the anti-harassment cards, I will be using them here where I live. I Am Not An Object I am so sick of the unwanted attention I receive almost every time I leave my […]

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“He was simply told he was not allowed to do that”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I live in New York City where walking is my usual means of transport, and harassing comments (of varying degrees of aggressiveness and offensiveness) have unfortunately become a standard part of my daily routine. What prompted me to share on this site was an incident which I am finding difficult to brush off. I was […]

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“They might even catch the perpetrator”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 16, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

A drunk man on a train grabbed me and planted a kiss on my cheek. I reported him to the Transport Police, they took a statement two days later, and they found him on the train’s CCTV. They’re now going to circulate those images to local police stations and publish them in the local paper. […]

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“Make it public, make their behaviour visible.”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 15, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was rated by a group of middle-aged builders as I was walking home. After spotting me they started to shout numbers and loudly ‘rate’ my attractiveness out of ten. Pretty sad and intimidating to be walking along and a group of adults actually stop work and start loudly proclaiming your perceived value at you. […]

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“Hid in the grounds for three hours before I felt safe enough to come out.”

LGBTQ, Stories, street harassment | on May, 14, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I am a transgender man (pre-hormones and surgery) and I have been homeless since November 2014. I have spent some time on the streets and one day I was sitting under a shelter at the beach, smoking a cigarette and taking in the sea air and just relaxing for a while before having to think […]

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“Told him that was disgusting”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 12, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Monday, May 11, 2015, I was running errands in my neighborhood after a yoga class. As I was walking, I saw a boy of about 13 or 14 years old walking towards me. He was holding an ice cream cone. As he approached me, he licked his cone, and then leaned towards me and […]

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