Recently Shared Stories

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.

Harassed for having short hair

I’ve had short hair for many years. I’m not trying to make any kind of statement, it’s just a practical decision – my hair is thick and heavy, and is difficult to control. Plus, I think short hair suits me. But some men seem to think that I choose to have short hair to undermine … Continued

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

“Hello Darling”

Last evening around 8:10pm while I was heading towards the bus stop ( Powis Garden stop BP) in Notting Hill, three men standing in a corner passed ridiculous comments, one of them said “Hello darling” right when I was about to cross them, I didn’t look at them and kept walking on, right after I … Continued

Followed

I was walking on Euston Road, and a random guy standing on the road screaming at me. I tried to ignore him, but he followed me and hit my bag and then left.

“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