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Walking down the street 3 men decided that it was my job to smile for them today. These men were not next to each other, they weren’t even on the same block, yet my commute went something like this.
“hey baby, give me a little smile.”
“hey there sexy. my my aren’t you beautiful, give me a smile.”
“oh oh! pretty lady walking on down here. smile, its sunny.”
I am tired of consciously looking at the ground to avoid any stares.
I am walking down the hall in school after lunch, and a man with a visitor sticker on his jacket passes by me and says “hello gorgeous” to me. I said “excuse me? Who are you?” And he said he’s picking up a student from a class – whom I have (I am a cluster teacher). The experience was so inappropriate in a school setting, and I’m nervous I’ll see him again in parent teacher conference.
On a crowded 3 train, there were too many passengers and I was sandwiched between two men. The man between me and the door wrapped his left arm around me to reach the seat rail. Then as the train moved he increasingly pressed he crotch into me. He apologized a few times as I tried to create some space. I couldn’t be certain if it was accidental so I just gave an exasperated “I’m smushed”. No space was created, he stayed on me the whole time jolting extra hard with the train. I left the train as soon as I could.
As I was leaving a coffee shop I turned to my coworker and said, “I like this place!” Immediately a man walked up to me, loudly said “I love your lips,” and passed by.
I was sitting minding my own business when this animal sat on me and tried to muscle me off the seat with his outstretched elbows. I said excuse me…but he thought he deserved the whole bench. Misogynistic ass.
This past Saturday on the way from work on the 4 train going local the train was so crowded and more ppl were pushing on. I ended up standing I front of this heavyset guy with his coat open. Thought nothing of it. Within minutes I feel my rear being poked and I thought I was wrong. This guy kept rubbing his erection on my behind I couldn’t move and for some reason I was so shocked and confused and fear making a scene I said nothing. At one point I moved into the isle and he followed and got behind me again. Lowering himself to better position his erect penis on my ass to run some more and it was like I was practically in between his legs. Luckily a lady moved over and said “sit down! That man is trying to rub ‘himself’ on you! I’m glad she did because my mind was racing and I was so angry. That has never happened to me before whatsoever. And to make the whole ordeal worse I got home to find this perverted asshole ejaculated on the bottom of my jacket. A big dried up cum stain on the bottom of my jacket, I guess I know why he was lowering himself! I haven’t been able to shake this violated and degraded feeling for days since. I beat myself up for not making a scene. Debating in my head and hoping I was wrong or it would stop. This is my body. How can a man just violate me, a man who doesn’t know me. In a public space like that.
Walking home from CVS around 3pm. Some guy pulls up next to me in a white van “hey pretty lady want to go for a ride?” Which turned into “whatever you look like a man anyway with your big ass nose and ugly face, fuck you stupid bitch” “you look like a fucking fag” “tranny” i went down a one way street and countinued to hear him yelling for a while.
I was on the train, and it was very crowded. I felt a hand brush against my bottom, but didn’t think too much about it; the train was packed, so I thought it was accidental. Then it happened again. And again. At this point, I was starting to believe it was intentional. When I looked back, I saw this man staring at me, standing way too close. The train reached a stop, and as people left, I finally found a seat. Unfortunately, it happened to be right in front of the creep. As I sat, I felt his eyes piercing through my skin. For some reason, I was afraid to look at him. When I finally did look, I realized that what he was doing was no accident. This man was masturbating inside of his jeans while staring at me.
I was disgusted.
I was angry at him.
But I was also angry at myself.
Why didn’t I speak up?
I didn’t know what to say. I couldn’t find the words…I was just shocked. I couldn’t believe it happened.
January 11th 2015, 11:45 pm. Dude whipped it out and started playing with it in hopes to attract me.
I was walking on the sidewalk, and my heels are really loud. A short man ahead of me turned around multiple times, pointing to my shoes. With my music on, I couldn’t hear him, but I felt threatened. As I turned into the 49th Street subway station I heard him call me a little bitch. I thought he might follow me, but luckily he didn’t.