Location: Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, Wheaton
Time: Evening Rush Hour (3:30pm-7:30pm)
I was walking down Georgia Avenue and and man asked me “where is your boyfriend?” and I said “I don’t have a boyfriend, I’m a Lesbian” and he told me that I “just need some good dick”. He tried to continue to talk to me and remark about my sexuality and when i just kept walking he shouted “YOUR (sic) RUDE”.
A couple blocks later a group of 4 men outside a 7-11 in unison started hollering and shouting at me all together at the same time. I flicked them off (b/c I was still pissed about the first guy) and they shouted even louder at me. Then, I was crossing the street onto Sligo ave and there was no one else around except for this one man who was looking at me and singing “watch out for the white girl, watch out for the white girl”.
This all happened with in 10 minutes! I was wearing bootcut jeans and a sweatshirt!
SHIT LIKE THIS HAPPENS TO ME ALL THE TIME! I constantly feel threatened and disrespected and scared. I have started to carry a concealed weapon that are illegal in the DMV, but I don’t care b/c it gives me a sense of security. I once almost ran over a man with my car b/c he had followed my from my office to my car and tried to get in the car with me, this was literally directly above the wheaton metro.
Submitted on 1/30/13 by “Jossie D.”
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