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Every morning since the beginning of June/2013, at the Gun Hill Road (IRT Dyre Avenue Line) train station, this man has tried to talk to me and blatantly stares in my face. I never speak back nor do I engage in any other way. He makes me nervous & uncomfortable with the way he watches me. I wish he would leave me alone and I don’t want to have to speak to him to tell him that.
While crossing the street with the light, a car rolled down his window and said something of a grotesque sexual nature, the exact words lost in the rain. He rolled up his window as soon as he passed.
Waiting for my train, someone tapped me on the shoulder. I looked around, and this guy proceeds to get inches away from my face to let me know my thigh tattoo is hot. I’ve had enough of this BS so I said “I didn’t ask you, I don’t care.” Thankfully my train started to pull up because, of course, he then started calling me a bitch and making me feel threatened.
A few weeks back, I was walking back from the store in a t-shirt and a pair of cutoffs. There was no one on the street but an older man standing in front of his house. As I walked by, he stared at me and very obviously started stroking himself through his pants. As there was no one else on the street, I ran as fast as I could down the street. That was by far the most violated I have ever felt.
A male in Flushing, Queens, harassed me today. He was wearing a black muscle top, black baseball cap and had 5 tattoos vertically down his arm. Kept asking me who i was waiting for, and repeatedly asked if I was under-aged (he claimed to be 24.) when I asked him to leave me alone he became angry and started yelling at me and insulting me, also adding that I “have a big nose anyway”…..lovely. keep an eye out for this creep.
Man made comment about my appearance. I stopped to explain that this made me uncomfortable and unsafe. He continued to defend his actions. I held my ground. He cat-called another woman while we were talking. He changed topic and got angry at me. He got very upset and I left. He shouted things including “ho” as I walked away.
Two men on the corner of the street, verbally harassing every woman who walks by. “Look at that big ol ass in the polka dots, she sticking that ass out.” I look at them. “You got a problem???” They shout after me. They get on their bikes and ride away before I can get a good picture.
Two men standing at the entrance of the Jackson Heights Roosevelt Ave subway stop leered and repeatedly made disrespectful comments about my body as they forced me to walk around them to get to the station.
Man with a cart asked me a question I couldn’t make out and then finished with “you’re very pretty”. He stopped the woman walking in front of me too.
I’m so over all of the pigs in the world! I finally took a picture and told this guy who harassed me in a truck for an entire block that he was going up on a sexual predator website. Haha