I was with my friend at the fair about a week or so ago and her friend came up and he started hanging out with us. Soon he had me forced on his lap grabbing my chest and butt. He proceeded to try other things but luckily I got away by punching him in the … Continued
Guest blog post by our volunteer, Corrine: So I’m hanging out in a bar with some friends. It’s happy hour. People are drinking. We’re talking, we’re laughing, we’re having a good old time. Everything is great. Then out of nowhere this guy comes over to my friends, grabs my crotch, tries to kiss me, and … Continued
Guest blog post by volunteers Tegan & Corrine Summer; warm weather, a glorious time to be outside, enjoying the outdoors, going for walks, sitting out under the sun. At least, until someone decides to invade on your private space in a public area. Street harassment (being harassed or assaulted in a public space) unfortunately … Continued
Guest post from the sisters and co-creators of No Pants No Problem On Saturday July 19th, my sister Bunny Vish’us and I, Brittney-Elizabeth Williams, are gathering over five hundred people to hang out at Baltimore’s Artscape – in our underwear! We’ve dubbed the action No Pants No Problem, and we’re asking those who join … Continued
I was jogging on the trail in broad daylight and there were lots of men, women, and children on the trail and nearby streets. Walking in the opposite direction was a boy of about 11 years and half my size. He muttered “big butt” as I jogged past him. As I continued to jog, I … Continued
by Madeleine Buck, who recently created and donated a quilt square to FORCE’s Monument Quilt project. Every city dweller periodically finds themselves wondering whether they’ll be able to go out in public without having to deal with a stranger’s commentary, and the common solution is to barely acknowledge or ignore any unsolicited appraisals of … Continued
It’s Halloween! From spooky to sexy, there are so many ways for all ghouls to celebrate, and there’s something in this holiday for everyone. However, for a lot of us, Halloween means harassment—on the streets, at parties, just walking outside in costume. We’re expected to look sexy, even if that’s not our thing, and we … Continued
I was walking from my car towards UMBC when a car slowed down and then honked repeatedly at me. Then the driver leaned out of his window and yelled “YO GURL LEMME LICK DEM TITTIES!!!”. It was humiliating and depressing. I was already walking through the mud and having a bad day. [got_back]
This guy yelled “hey princess”, made the universal hand gesture that suggest squeezing boobs, then asked for my number.
I heard what sounded like cat meows coming from these 2 dudes. I ignored them so as not to antagonize them, but then I got so physically agitated from “having to” ignore them, that I made a point to take this picture & post my story. I feel better already!