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Middle-Aged Men Harassed Her When She was in Middle School

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

I’ll never forget being in middle school and walking around my neighborhood and having these middle-aged men cat calling me. I was a 12-year-old girl, I wanted to dress pretty but the constant stares and whistles from older men made me feel insecure. It felt as if I wasn’t a person just a body with [...]

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Anna’s Letter to Police in Scotland

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

Editor’s Note: Anna gave permission for her story to be shared here. @anna_e_fisk [I've] written a letter to Chief Constable about yesterday’s experience of street harassment and #EverydaySexism Share on Facebook

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“I encourage every one not to turn a blind eye when someone needs your help”

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

I’ve been commuting to and from my house since I reached high school. I’ve had my fair share of catcalls and whistles. I did not mind those men because in my mind I am above them. When I graduated high school, I went to a college that is far from our home but still I [...]

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“Once it hurts their pocketbook they may think twice about it”

Stories, street harassment | on September, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I stopped at the store on my way to the gym yesterday. From the time I got out of my car to the time I got back (less than 5 minutes) I got 1 underhanded “WOW”, 1 “You got nice figure (sic)” and numerous disrobing stares. For crying out loud, can I get my power [...]

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“I try not to go anywhere at all alone.”

Stories, street harassment | on September, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I unfortunately have too many stories to share. But the ones that stand out most in my head are all the same. I’m walking alone (in my neighborhood, to my car, into a building) and see a group of males. I immediately become nervous (I have anxiety disorders). I try to find another way around, [...]

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“All I can say is thank God I made it home alive.”

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

This has just happened around 1 hour ago. So me and my friend were going on a walk around 11:00 and our neighbourhood is generally pretty nice and quiet because it’s all old people that live on my street. But tonight was much different. We were walking and as we were walking by this house [...]

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“I have an anxiety disorder, so I felt very panicked”

Stories, street harassment | on September, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

My sister and I were walking down a street. There were about 5 boys, on skateboards, aged around 11 to 12. We walked past them, and as we did, they started telling us to get on their skateboards. We politely declined, and one of them said to my sister, “I like your rack!” My sister [...]

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