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October 11, 2019

You ugly ass bitch

While walking down 3rd street, somewhere between Madison and Pike, a man was walking next to me and as he passed he said several times, “you ugly ass bitch.” I had had enough after the third time, so I walked up to him and looked him right in the eye to say, “Do you have a problem?” Luckily he walked away and said nothing more.
Downtown Seattle
August 24, 2019

Instances on 3rd Ave

I have two instances of harrassmant in this spot on third avenue between Bell and Battery. I live in the building right by the bus stop, and once I was passing the bus stop and approaching my building and two men were coming towards me. They stopped talking to each other as they neared, and one guy, who had been giving me a sexual stare for yards while he was…
Lower Queen Anne
January 23, 2019

531 Queen Anne Ave N

It was morning around 8 a.m. and I was walking past the bus stop area outside of CVS in lower Queen Anne (Mercer and Queen Anne Ave intersection). As I passed by a man, I heard him say, "Goooood morning" in that creepy, "I-just-spotted-a-delicious-piece-of-meat" kind of voice. I turned around and said, "That's harassment, man, not cool." Then I turned back around and kept walking. I chose this response because…

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Light Rail: Harassed & Stalked

I used to take the light rail and bus in Seattle to get to work. There wasn’t a day that I didn’t experience catcalling. One time a guy followed me in his car from the light rail station all the way to my apartment. That wasn’t even the crazy part either. That particular day I … Continued

Queen Anne CVS- bus stop

At my usual morning bus stop, I saw a man leer at me out of the corner of my eye and thought I heard him say something to me. Once I was farther away I looked back and saw him staring. Another man was also there with him. Fast forward a couple minutes and the … Continued

Leave My Ass Alone

There is a homeless shelter very close to where live that I pass by every day. Often, I get leers and comments about my body from the men hanging around outside of it as I pass. Today, one of them said, “damn, look at that ass” and I decided I’d had enough. I’d previously held … Continued