I was already trying to ignore this guy. But he kept catcalling me while I was waiting at the traffic light. Telling me to smile and that I look great and whatever. Don’t tell me to smile.
I use a wheelchair and went out one night, got initially declined at the door but eventually got in. I left my wheelchair in a corner to dance and a random guy went to sit in it. When I corrected him, he said he didn’t know it was my wheelchair and continued to call me … Continued
A car was following me, then a guy inside screamed at me to get in… First I ignored him, then I told him to f* off. Walking home alone changed after that.
I was walking down the Haarlemmerweg with my sister and husband, when a guy bikes away from his group of Indian friends and yells “Hey Tjap Tjoy!” (Chop Suey) to me. The guy doesn’t even notice when I yell things back at him and continues biking.
I was walking with my sister and husband down Leidsestraat when a tourist out of a group of men repeatedly yells “Ni Hao” to me, laughing about it.
I was walking towards the bus stop minding my own business when out of nowhere a guy yells “Ni Hao!” to me.
I was walking in the Westerstraat on my way to the post office to pick up a package, when I walked past a group of older, disheveled (alcoholic) looking men. A man looked at me and said “Arigato” when I walked by. Even with my sunglasses on, he still took the time to identify and … Continued
On several occasions (always after 10pm in the dark) someone followed me home on a bicycle from this area and stalked around my flat for a while. Female friends in the neighborhood have had the same experiences. During the day everything feels save and good, but I don’t like going out on my own in … Continued
A man used abusive names. I experienced this several times from men. Out of nothing, normal dressed (no skin shown accept face and hands), normal behavior.
Many, many times in Groningen (city center).. Not only street intimidation is a weekly thing there (calling you names, following you, shouting ‘kankerhoer’ in your face, while I am just walking home with my groceries), but also physically harassing happened to me frequently. Guys harassing you, and when you kindly ask to stop touching you … Continued