I work at a coffee shop, where I may as well have a sign that says “harass me” stapled to my forehead.
THE SAME car approached from behind and sat at the red light as I waited for the walking sign. I looked over to see the man glaring at me like he had done the day before. I stared at him and he didn’t take his eyes off me for a minute.
I was walking with my best friend towards the bus station close to University Ave, on Victoria Park. It was around 20:45 in the evening. We walked by three tall males in hoodies, and they began approaching us from behind, they were walking from the inner part of the park. They began yelling things at … Continued
This is back when I was only twelve/eleven years old. I, my twin sister and older sister were all on a bus. It was getting somewhat late and we were just planning to go watch a movie and pick up something for dinner. It wasn’t too long of a bus drive but what I did … Continued
My co-worker is 19 and lives in an apartment with her 20yr old friend. She told me yesterday that a few months ago one of them noticed a man standing in the wooded area behind their building staring at them. They thought it was creepy but just let it go. Last Friday, my co-worker was … Continued
Was sitting in rush-hour traffic on Bayers Road today and a man was sitting in a service van in the lane to my right. I glanced over to see if I could make a lane change and caught him staring at me. I pretended to fiddle with the radio and looked over out of the … Continued
This happened around 8:10 PM on July 3. – I had just finished picking up some groceries and was heading for my car in the parking lot when I heard someone wolf whistle. I looked over and saw a man standing beside his cab leering at me. I gave him a cold stare back to … Continued
A friend and I went to a local pizza place. While waiting inside, we were ogled for an uncomfortable period of time by a man waiting for food. He said to my friend “You two look hot, where you going?” She replied “Home.” to end the conversation. He said “Where’s that?” to which we began … Continued
I took my seat on the 1 Spring Garden bus around 10:30 AM and went about minding my own business. Person 1 happens to notice my Pride button I have on my jacket and says, “I like your pin.” For the sake of argument, we’ll assume he was sincere. I had and still have, no … Continued
I actually go to counseling at Avalon Sexual Assault Centre because I’ve been assaulted three times at different points in my life. One was quite recent so street harassment actually ruins my day and gives me the shakes, as I’m sure it does to many other women. I was on my way to buy groceries … Continued