Walking down St. Laurent (at Belfast), I passed a man who yelled after me, “Hey! Should I follow you home and fuck ya? You hear me? Hey!” I said that no, he should never do that to anybody and started to back away, knitting needles in hand. He followed me for a little while until … Continued
I was waiting at Laurier and Elgin for the light to turn. I was standing by the Starbucks, sipping my iced latte, enjoying the gorgeous weather. Some asshole cyclist bikes past me and whistles at me then keeps cycling past while looking back at me. Ugh.
One night in the summer after getting off a late night of work, I was waiting for an uber. I was standing outside on the street of Zaks. These guys started making comments about my body (what else will drunk men who are pigs do?) They began to approach me and I thought I was … Continued
5 young guys under the bridge by gladstone and preston. Wolf whistle and yelling. They just seemed so young like highschool kids, I keep forgetting internalized misogyny targets every and any age. I yelled back not to yell at girls or women, not to catcall and kept walking. Hopefully they get the message soon – … Continued
A man working for a maintenance company loudly commented on my body shape as I went to get coffee in the morning.
I live on Eddy in hull, which means I sometimes have to walk here alone at night. There is a bar on Eddy called Original bar. A large man in a red ECHO shirt with a short shaved mohawk on his head makes rude sexual comments to me almost every day. He goes to this … Continued
I was walking with my two daughters who are 9 and 10 years old. A man who appeared intoxicated was pushing a bike with 2 beer kegs on the handles. He started shouting and making sounds at us. I heard him say “oohhhh nice legs” My daughter looked over and he shouted at us “yeah … Continued
It’s not just the constant leering and catcalls that bother me, but I’ve experienced being called over to a police car for the officer to inform me I had a ‘nice ass’. When an average dude does this, it’s creepy enough..but a police officer? How am I supposed to deal with that? It’s my word … Continued
June 15, 2017 (Ottawa, ON). This week marks the two-year anniversary of a successful and ongoing joint anti-harassment strategy between OC Transpo and local women’s groups. The Let OC Transpo Know campaign and the online reporting mechanism were released in June 2015. This was the result of a collaborative effort between local women’s groups and … Continued
A few Mondays ago, just after work, my partner and I were driving home from grocery shopping at College Square. We were stopped at the lights by the McDonald’s. I looked out the window and saw a man in flimsy athletic shorts standing on the corner, fondling his genitals and leering at me. I was … Continued