29 6 / 2013
Loudly telling me I have a fat pussy is not a compliment.
“Pssst. I own you.”
Being followed home (a 15 minute walk) and him telling me how much better he could fuck me than my boyfriend.
"Ay gyal! tek dat for what yuh worth" he said as he flung the 25 cent coin my way.
Check out these and other powerful stories of Caribbean street harassment in this twitter conversation hosted by #CatchAFyah."
09 5 / 2012
26 9 / 2011
"unless you have that manpower on the ground ready to move forward, don’t do anything. Let sleeping dogs lie, because life and existence as people know it is at risk, and speaking out can create havoc and put persons who are already vulnerable in the society and who we are trying to help at more risk. It can do more harm then good. These are one of those times when silence is the best option."
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