Tag: bus

“He kept looking at me”

Last Tuesday evening around 6:30 on the 16 bus a man sitting in the seat behind me put his head close to behind my right shoulder to observe what I was searching on my phone. He then stood up and kept looking at me. I told him not to observe where I am travelling to … Continued

Hollaback London and Women Only Carriages

Last week we had a series of press requests about the comments made by Chris Williamson around women only carriages.  At Hollaback London we consequently feel it important that we respond to these comments, to ensure that the voices of those who share stories onto our site are heard. Tweeting on 22/08, Williamson noted that … Continued

“It was super intimidating”

I was on the top deck of the bus listening to music when two men got on arguing loudly enough I could hear them over my music and sat behind me. I turned my music off because I already felt very uncomfortable and after a few minutes I heard one say to the other “Watch … Continued

Miserable morning commute

Last week I took the bus to work. It was busy, and I was forced to stand by the doors. A man got on behind me, and pressed himself up against me from behind. I turned around and he said sorry, like it was an accident, but I’ve been on busy buses before and never … Continued

Sexual Assault on the Bus

I was 15 at the time and I was at the bus stop. A man walked past me, brushing my vagina. I ignored it thinking it was just an accident but when my bus came, I could see from the corner of my eye, he was copying my movements. When I went to the bus, … Continued