18 Things Latinas Secretly Think About Street Harassment

How do you really feel about street harassment and catcalling? We asked you to submit your anonymous responses via Whisper, and you sent us shocking stories about the fear, frustration, and discomfort you feel when confronted by catcallers.

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1. Whisper: Catcalling 1

Latinas: What do you really  think about street harassment and cat calling?

Latinas: what do you really think about street harassment and catcalling?

2. Whisper: CC 2

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"Scares me especially when they get mad cause I ignored them or if they start following me :(" 

3. Whisper: CC 3

It's super obnoxious. I legitimately want everyone that catcalls to have to listen to people treat them like an object for hours on end until they get that it's not flattering.

"It's super obnoxious. I legitimately want everyone that catcalls to have to listen to people treat them like an object for hours on end until they get that it's not flattering."

4. Whisper: CC 4

I think its hilarious how guys do something so immature to get my attention.

"I think its [sic] hilarious how guys do something so immature to get my attention." 

5. Whisper: CC 5

It's annoying and disrespectful but at the same time makes me feel beautiful

"It's annoying and disrespectful but at the same time makes me feel beautiful." 

6. Whisper: CC 6

I didn't mind it too much when I was single, but now that I am in a committed relationship, I hate it. I don't say anything to the cat-callers, unless they get too carried away.

"I didn't mind it too much when I was single, but now that I am in a committed relationship, I hate it. I don't say anything to cat-callings, unless they get too carried away."

7. Whisper: CC 7

I know I'm fine.  Stfu thank you. Bye.

"I know I'm fine. Stfu thank you. Bye." 

8. Whisper: CC 8

I hate it. It's always the creepy hoodlums & it makes me uncomfortable.

"I hate it. It's always the creepy hoodlums & it makes me uncomfortable."

9. Whisper: CC 9

I secretly find it  flattering but all my friends think it's gross

"I secretly find it flattering but all my friends think it's gross."

10. Whisper: CC 10

As long as he doesn't touch me, its fine by me.

"As long as he doesn't touch me, it's fine by me."

11. Whisper: CC 11

Love it. Makes me feel confident.

"Love it. Makes me feel confident."

12. Whisper: CC 12

I have my moments, sometimes its flattering but I dont let them know that....

"I have my moment's sometimes its flattering but I don't let them know that...."

13. Whisper: CC 13

I find it offensive  and annoying that men think it's acceptable

"I find it offensive and annoying that men think it's acceptable."

14. Whisper: CC 14

I completely ignore them and act like they don't exist if they're really creepy.

"I completely ignore them and act like they don't exist if they're really creepy."

15. Whisper: CC 15

I don't look at them. In fact any girl should not look back at them! We're not dogs!!!  Although it can be a confidence booster...but still don't look back.

"I don't look at them. In fact any girl should not look back at them! We're not dogs!!! Although it can be a confidence booaster ...but still don't look back." 

16. Whisper: CC 16

It's perfectly fine , if someone wants to yell nice ass at you, you should feel happy that ur looking that good that someone just had to say something

"It's perfectly fine, if someone wants to yell nice ass at you, you should feel happy that ur looking that good that someone just had to say something."

17. Whisper: CC 17

Why not just actually tell me I look nice instead of honking and whistling from inside a car?!

"Why not just actually tell me I look nice instead of honking and whistling from inside a car?!"

18. Whisper: CC 18

I just look at them like they are the last guys I would ever choose and walk away like a super model.  Because I know I'm hot, and they aren't going to get it.

"I just look at them like they are the last guys I would ever choose and walk away like a super model. Because I know I'm hot, and they aren't going to get it."

19. Whisper: CC 19

It's utterly disgusting. I understand that I am hella hot,but don't whistle at me like a dog. How about you compliment me nicely & ask for my phone number?

"It's utterly disgusting. I understand that I am hella hot, but don't whistle at me like a dog. How about you compliment me nicely & ask for my phone number?"

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