Category: Street

“Smile Beautiful”

I was walking home and some guy screamed to me smile beautiful and I said f**k off. First of all it was raining and I was carrying five bags of groceries, and I should smile just to make you happy? No no no and no again. Everyone should mind their own business…

I no longer feel comfortable walking 5 minutes

I was walking to the train station in a residential area in the middle of the day. I had my headphones in and noticed a car slowing down to keep pace with me. The driver of the car began catcalling me, and I continued to ignore him. When he asked if I spoke English, I … Continued

I am angry

I was walking near Highbury Fields on the way to a friend’s apartment when a man began to follow me, shouting lewd comments. He sped up to catch up with me and invaded in my personal space, asking for my name and if I had a boyfriend and why I was ‘being such a b***h’ … Continued

New Submission

3 times this week I have been harassed by men when out walking alone minding my own business. In Regents park two men said where you from, where you from you look Russian, then trying to ask how I am. Another one saying hello, when I didn’t respond why do you look so miserable. How rude. Today I was … Continued

Pedestrian Intimidation

At a pedestrian crossing a man in a car that had stopped as I crossed shouted out his window that I was a “stupid c**t”.

Harassed by a street performer

I was harassed by a “Street Performer” on London’s South Bank. In between his magic act he thinks it’s funny to shout at lone females who are unfortunate enough to be passing. I don’t know why bullying and harassing women is entertainment for tourists. It makes me sad and angry on the inside.

“I heard a beep”

I heard a vehicle beep as I was walking along a quiet street with my dog, and ignored it.

Catcalling from a van

My friend and I experienced inexcusable catcalling from 2 men in a van, driving the opposite direction from where we were walking. I haven’t experienced this in a long time in Durham and it just reminded me how some people still think it’s acceptable to shout at me from the safety of their vehicle. It’s … Continued