“Exuse me miss…”

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I was walking to the Chinatown metro after visiting a friend on H Street around 10:30pm. After a long day of meetings, I was dressed in a suit and pumps. Between 6th and 5th Streets two males (mid 20s) were standing outside an apartment. One stuck his hand out and said “Excuse me miss, would you like to talk to us?” I shook my head and said “No thanks” and kept walking. A second later the other man shouted at me: “Hey bitch, you got panties on?!” It was humiliating. I felt like everyone was staring at me. I moved to DC only three weeks ago, and I have already had a dozen Holla Back DC worthy experiences.

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Location: H Street and 6th Street

Time of harassment: Night (7:30P-12A)

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3 Responses

  1. Omega

    And they feel they have every right to say or do whatever they want to a woman. Would it be fun and games if their sister or mother or aunt or whomever told them some idiots holla’d that at them? I just don’t understand these so called men. Sad. Sorry your DC experience is sucking.

  2. Golden Silence

    Ugh, that is so ignorant. I hate that dealing with harassers was your “welcome to DC” moment. That’s NOT the way it should be.

    Usually, if I see men and they say “Excuse me, miss!” unless that’s immediately followed with “You dropped your keys!” or something similar, I put those men on ignore.

  3. Clarice

    What a pair of assholes.