street harassment

The Bahamas: Small Islands and Good MANners (Part 2)

correspondents, street harassment | on January, 26, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Alicia Wallace, Nassau, The Bahamas, Blog Correspondent In Part I, we explored street harassment and the resistance of Bahamians to respond to the evolution of society due to increased population and lived experience of women living in The Bahamas. I used the example of my first memory of street harassment which caused fear and shame. In [...]

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The Bahamas: Small Islands and Good MANners (Part 1)

correspondents, Stories, street harassment | on January, 26, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Alicia Wallace, Nassau, The Bahamas, Blog Correspondent The first time I was street harassed, I was with my mother, wearing a plaid jumper, and 8 years old. It was terrifying, embarrassing, and guilt-inducing. My mother was furious, but I couldn’t tell whether the object of her rage was the creepy 30-something man or me. “That’s a [...]

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“It’s made me concerned about leaving my office alone”

Stories, street harassment | on January, 25, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was leaving work this evening and walking down the street where my office is located when a man said, “Excuse me” while looking me up and down. I ignored him. He proceeded to run after me and say, “Excuse me, you are very beautiful. Can I ask you a question?” I said, “What?” And [...]

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ʺI wanna ride you like a wild beast!ʺ

Stories, street harassment | on January, 24, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was 16, walking down the street in broad daylight. A super buff guy in a fancy, red car slowed down beside me and rolled down the window and said, ʺI wanna ride you like a wild beast!ʺ I started walking faster and eventually he left. – Sandy Location: Berkeley, California, USA Share your street harassment story [...]

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“I prayed that he didn’t try to follow me”

Stories, street harassment | on January, 23, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was walking to my mom’s job after getting off the school bus when halfway there this guy in this tacky reflector tape red jogging suit comes up beside me with a whole bunch of $1′s in his hands as if he was counting them one by one. He asked me to get ice cream [...]

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POP to STOP Street Harassment

Activist Interviews, Advice, Resources, street harassment | on January, 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Rachelle in CA has a new resource for you! Check it out.  “I’m a graphic designer living in California. This last summer, after experiencing repeated harassment while walking around my hometown, I had enough and decided to come up with my own ‘designer’ way to combat street harassment. As a naturally happy, non-confrontational person, I [...]

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“It was disgusting”

Stories, street harassment | on January, 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Extremely crowed. Man stands behind me and whispers “Pussy  pussy pussy” in my ear. It was disgusting. – Al Location: Beale Street in Memphis, TN Share your street harassment story for the blog. See the book 50 Stories about Stopping Street Harassers for more idea Share on Facebook

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