Category: Physical

“Someone stroked between my legs”

I walked out my house to go to work on a Friday morning 8:05am wearing jeans. Walked past someone going the other way. Next thing I know I feel someone stroke between my legs and up my arse and I turn around to see him picking up his phone and smirking at me. I didn’t … Continued

“I could still feel it a few hours after”

Was walking to the grocery store today, in the early afternoon, and a guy came on his bicycle behind me and slapped my ass. I was so furious I shouted “what the f” from the top of my lungs. It was so forceful I could still feel it a few hours afterwards. What on earth … Continued

“I want people to know it’s not ok”

A few years ago I decided to go to a popular festivity with friends, and as I walked through the crowd I was stalked and groped. I was so scared and feel so unprotected, I remember I wanted to cry in that moment. I want people to know that it’s not ok to grab someone … Continued

“I want people to know”

Waiting on a bus at Elephant and Castle a teenager ran past and punched me on the backside – assuming I was just in his way I didn’t think much of it until I walked to the approaching bus at another stand and I saw the same boy walking to my right, hide behind the … Continued

“I was in pain and mortified”

I was walking to meet my boyfriend for lunch at a park, dressed in black trousers, a white top and black blazer. Coming in the opposite direction was a middle aged man with a golf umbrella. I was using my phone at the time but had spotted him ahead of me and knew where I … Continued

“Men have to acknowledge our autonomy to say no”

I was recently in a club with a couple of friends without my partner. A guy made a number of attempts to dance with me (perhaps I should say into me?) from which I politely declined, by moving away. Though the music was too loud for words, presumably he understood this to mean ‘try harder’, … Continued

“I feel angry and violated”

I was at a good friends party and sleeping on the sofa towards the end of the night. I woke up to a man’s hands clamped either side of my face with him forcefully kissing me. I slapped him and asked him what he was doing and why he was touching me. He just stared … Continued