Seriously, it is absolutely terrifying being a woman.
There has been a lot of much needed discussion about street harassment lately. I have my stories. Yes, all women have these stories.
The first time I experienced street harassment I was a 13 year old girl. They may have thought I was older, because I developed faster than all of the other kids, I was chubby, and I was tall. I was walking down a country road in my home town and they were in a truck. The truck slowed and they started saying things to me. There were three or four of them. I kept walking and they drove slowly beside me yelling sexual, threatening, and insulting things at me until I ran. I ran off the road and into the woods. It was incredibly terrifying and put me off walking outside for many years.
Later there was another somewhat similar incident in the same town. I was…
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