“I Took An Extra Long Route to Make Sure He Didn’t Follow Me Home”

street harassed in DCLocation: Alabama and 32nd SE
Time:
 Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

I was walking home from the bus stop when a man started yelling at me from his car. I ignored him and kept walking. He then pulled his car into the side street to block my path. I think he was saying something along the lines of “You’re too cute to look so mean”, but I couldn’t really hear him over the sound of my own voice screaming at him to stop and leave me alone. I was so terrified. I rushed across the street and took an extra long route to make sure he didn’t follow me home.

Submitted 7/15/14 by “GG.”

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