Newsflash: “Harassing Me In My Front Yard ISN’T ‘Just Being Friendly'”

Newsflash: Harassing Me In My Front Yard ISN’T “Just Being Friendly”

Location: 16th & Benning NE
Time: Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

My roommate and I were raking leaves in our front yard when a man approached our fence to talk to us. He asked my (male) roommate if he was my “man”. He said no. He made further comments implying that my roommate that he should get me while I’m young. Then he asked if I was married. I looked him straight in the eye and said, “That’s none of your business.” He said, “I’m just trying to be friendly. Guess I won’t get much conversation out of you.”

Guess not! Just goes to show you that I don’t even need to step onto the sidewalk to be harassed.

Emphases by CASS.
Submitted 12/21/13 by “MT.”

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