Hey sugar

I was yelled at from the street, asked if I wanted a ride, called pet names like “doll” and “gorgeous.” I was wearing a loose tshirt and jeans, with my hair up and no makeup. Ladies, it’s not about what you’re wearing. Pervs will be pervs.

This afternoon, I was biking. A guy followed me on his bike yelling things at me, until thankfully i lost him or he gave up. I ignored him. I was scared of what he could do.

Another time a man asked me if I wanted a walk to my car, and tried to give me his number so I could ‘visit’ him sometime. The man was in his 50s. I am 18.

How come being a woman is somehow equivalent to “wants to be harassed/cant say no/open for sex” in a creep’s mind.

This needs to stop. Now.

– anonymous

Share your street harassment story today and help raise awareness about the problem. Include your location and it will be added to the Street Harassment Map.


One Response to Hey sugar

  1. friday jones says:

    For this game to be strikingly realistic, if the player responds to a crude street proposition with a frank “OK, let’s go, put up or shut up,” then the catcaller should get scared and run away. These dudes are like the proverbial car-chasing dog, if they ever caught one they wouldn’t have a clue what to do next.

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