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Multiple, Daily Cases of Harassment

I recently moved to the border of Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn. While I thought I would like the neighborhood and am aware that the city has been investing in the growth of the area, the constant street harassment makes it impossible to imagine safely making this my home. I am verbally harassed an estimated … Continued

Harassed on 1st Day of School

I was walking to class on my first day of school at SVA and there was a construction zone, and 3 construction workers taking a break that all stared at me as i was walking towards them and when i got within earshot they all shouted vulgar things in regard to the fact that i … Continued

Followed down Bond Street

I was followed down Bond Street by a man repeatedly yelling derogatory slurs that were extremely aggressive and sexual in nature, despite me not engaging in any way whatsoever with him.

Wouldn’t Take No for an Answer

I was sitting in the park by my building on the phone. A man comes up behind me, taps me on the shoulder and starts saying something I don’t understand. I gesture that I’m on the phone but he keeps speaking. I turn my attention to him, thinking maybe he’s just looking for directions. He … Continued

Hey Sexy White Girl

Called sexy white girl as I turned the corner near IHOP. I Yelled back: that’s sexual harassment! He just laughed at me.

Harassment on the subway platform

While waiting for the subway. A person on the platform was yelling at non-white riders and talking about how she voted for Donald Trump and it was ok for her to be yelling because of that. I went to stand by and talk to one of the targets of the harassment because the harasser was … Continued