I was walking around Mt Vernon at dusk to get some light exercise. Just after I crossed Read St going north on Calvert, a small car sitting at the light honked rapidly. I kept walking, but when the light changed, and the car turned onto Calvert, pulled up alongside me, slowed down to match my … Continued
It was mid-September, a beautiful Wednesday outside. I was craving some banana bread, but I needed a small bottle of rum to complete the recipe. I live a block away from the local liquor store. I looked at what I was wearing-running shorts and a t-shirt with flip flops- I already had a feeling that … Continued
I was walking along the sidewalk when a disheveled man who had been lingering at a bus stop made his way across the street towards me. First he petitioned me for money. After I replied that I didn’t have anything, he said, “Well do you know when the buses are supposed to run?” No, I … Continued
A person I am dating and I were on our way to a market on a Thursday evening. A person followed us yelling inappropriate comments until the person decided to stop following us because they “didn’t need us ladies on this Earth anymore.”
I was volunteering for the film festival and I had a long walk to do alone. I made my way across the bridge back over to station north and I felt that a man on a bike was behind me. I moved over for him so there was room for him to cross the street … Continued
I was at a rock show. I was talking to the venue manager with a friend of mine. A young woman walked in and suddenly, a guy came in behind her and groped her rear. She shot him a look and stormed upstairs. The guy started to follow her, but stumbled back down.
I had just gotten into my car parked on Calvert Street after a yoga class and as I was easing out of my parking spot, two high school boys came up to my car doors, (front and back of driver’s side), and vigorously attempted to open the doors, which were locked. They attempted for about … Continued
Had my giant furry hood up because it’s still cold. A man came from behind and swoop from the side to get a good look at my face, so he was close enough for me to see his eyes light up as he spewed words. He walked with me, so I snarled.
Male in his 20’s followed me from Fort Totten metro station to Wheaton station. Then proceed to follow me through the mall and into a [department store]. Finally I went to the security office to report the man. He left when he realized that they were looking for him. Longest 2 hours of my life! … Continued
I was on my way home from a morning run. a truck full of men passed me in the opposite direction and honked and hollered at me. I gave them the middle finger. several minutes later I see the same truck approaching me again. they had rolled around the block to approach me once more. … Continued