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 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
Photo credit: lindanieuws.nl Submitted by Ghanwa, 3 July 2017 June is celebrated as Pride Month, a celebration of sexuality, sexual orientations and gender identities. I, a bisexual cis woman, too joined the Utrecht Pride to partake in the celebration and the festivities. However, I soon realized that my idea of sexual liberation and freedom, which finds … 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.
When I passed of group of boys on my bike, one of them started hissing to me.
I was walking down with a friend on Oudegracht, a main street with lots of people, during mid day. Three boys, couldn’t have been older than fifteen, started following us mimicking everything I said in what ‘my accent.’ I have always been a strong advocate of speaking out so I turned, red with rage, and … Continued
Onderweg naar de supermarkt zag ik dat twee mannen een vrouw op straat intimideerden. Zij liep voor mij en was ook op weg naar de supermarkt. In tegengestelde richting kwamen twee mannen onze kant op. Toen zij langs de vrouw liepen bleven ze staan en draaiden zich opvallend om naar de vrouw. Ze bleven haar … Continued
I was cycling down a street with a weak bike light. I saw two people standing by the side of the road, with a bright light. I cycled away as fast as I could but they shouted after me so I went back because I assumed maybe they had a problem with their bikes. However, … Continued
There was a group of guys from around 20 to 30 y.o, and they were speaking to all females that were walking by. Asking where they were going and telling them how sexy they walked. I felt very uncomfortable and even walked passed my own front door so that they wouldn’t see where I lived … Continued