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The Girl Who Cried Wolf

Documenting misogyny and harassment in NYC

January 21, 2017

Witnessed a man yell, "Yo, blondies!" repeatedly on the train platform.  I have no idea if he was calling to someone specifically, or just hoping for blonde women to pay attention to him.  I waited to enter the train until... Continue Reading →

January 20, 2017

I avoided a man on the subway platform who was wandering around searching out eye contact with a woman that he could talk to.  He sits down next to a woman and opens an uncomfortable interaction with her.  The man... Continue Reading →

January 13, 2017

A belligerent man on the street was yelling nonsense at and getting so close to a girl talking on her cell phone that I, my boyfriend, and at least 5 other people, stopped to watch them and make sure she was... Continue Reading →

January 8th, 2016

- A post on a Facebook page I am a member of devolves into mansplaining after myself and some other women who involved themselves in the post called out bullying/mansplaining. Speaking in majorities - the girls defended their stance that... Continue Reading →

January 7th, 2016

- On the subway into Manhattan. Video taken at 11:58 am. His gaze was not directed at anyone "target" in particular, but roamed the fairly crowded subway car looking at the women around him. There is no zoom used in... Continue Reading →

January 4th/5th, 2017

- I sit down on the subway.  A man across from me gestures to his friend to look at me.  He then starts to suck his teeth, click his tongue, make kissey-noises, and whistle in an attempt to get my... Continue Reading →

Introduction

I’m starting this blog as a social experiment.  I am an average, 20-something female living in NYC.  I am tired of deflecting unwanted energy and interaction.  I want to see, in writing, the truth of how many times my day... Continue Reading →

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