Street Harassed While Walking in Maryland

Location: Elm St. and Woodmont Ave. (Maryland)
Time: Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

I was walking down the street in a nice white t-shirt and a-line skirt, and a man looked at my face, then down at my breasts, and said, “That’s some nice goodies you got there.”

Emphases by CASS. Submitted 5/17/13 by “R.D.”

Anti-street harassment march in DC, June 2011.

Do you have a personal experience with gender-based public sexual harassment or assault? Submit your story to help raise awareness about the pervasiveness and harmful effects of street harassment. All submissions are posted anonymously unless otherwise specified. If you experience or have experienced sexual harassment on the DC Metro system: Whether the event is happening at the moment or occurred months ago, we strongly encourage you to report to Metro Transit Police (MTP): www.wmata.com/harassment or 202-962-2121. Reporting helps identify suspects as well as commons trends in harassment. Recommended tip: Program MTP’s number into your phone so you can easily reach them when needed. If you need assistance in coping with public sexual harassment or assault, please contact the DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) 24/7 crisis hotline at 202-333-RAPE (202-333-7279).

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