I was walking home around 9 pm, a block from my house, in my residential neighborhood. Although I often wave and say hello to neighbors on their porches and they do the same, a man on a porch decided to take it further.
He yelled out to me, “Man, are you pretty. I want to MARRY you.” When I didn’t respond, he continued the average street harassment with “where are you going? come talk to me.” etc.
I was so annoyed that when I got home and took my dog for a walk I avoided that whole block.
Submitted by MW on 6/20/2010
Location: between 5th and 7th St on Sheridan St NW
Time of Harassment: Night (7:30P-12A)
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