Alex’s story: breaking away from carnival harasser

March 8, 2019

In southern Holland, Carnaval is a big event sort of like Halloween minus the trick or treating. It’s basically a ...

Anonymous’ story: sexual harassment while on a jog

March 7, 2019

I was running through Leiderdorp in the evening. I used to take this route and I never expected harassment here. ...

Laat me met rust!

January 3, 2019

At a Friday night I was cycling home. Not far from my house I noticed a group of about ten ...

Brushed off verbal abuse

January 3, 2019

On international coming out day 2017 my then partner and I were cycling through Groningen after an event with the ...

“Ik vond er geen zak aan”

January 3, 2019

Man, circa 50, gezet type, circa 1 meter 75, groen shirt, rijdend in een witte car. Toeterde naar me terwijl ...

Just wanted to rent a bike

January 3, 2019

At the bike rental place, the guy who rents out the bikes catcalls me every time I come to get ...

Homophobic slurs without repercussion

January 3, 2019

I was sitting in a study room of a university and after a friend of mine left, three guys started ...

Without me wanting to

June 1, 2018

Got approached from behind by a strange guy that touched me inappropriately without me wanting to, or me even seeing ...

Someren: I told him to back off

June 1, 2018

I was at the Saint Patricks event in Someren, which was in itself wonderful and we had a lot of ...

Bystander intervention: told him to let go

June 1, 2018

Guy came up and grabbed me and wouldn’t stop when I said I didn’t want him to until another man ...

Where is the respect?

June 1, 2018

Just walked in my street to enjoy the evening sun. It’s the first warm evening. Brought a visit to a ...

Don’t tell me to smile

December 22, 2017

I was already trying to ignore this guy. But he kept catcalling me while I was waiting at the traffic ...