‘Hey baby!’ calls the man in the white truck. ‘Stunning, absolutely stunning’ says the 60-something man standing on the scaffolding I’m walking under. ‘Come on, just get in my car’ is never something I’ve heard, but I know individuals who sure enough have.
Catcalling happens to all of us at some point. And whether it’s innocent or not, I’ve had enough.
All of us women have been walking down the street at some point when a man has beeped his car horn at us, or shouted something out the window. Hey, he thinks you’re attractive, it’s obviously a compliment, right? Sure, it’s always nice when someone finds you attractive, but theres nothing nice about catcalling, particularly when it’s a much older individual doing it. I’m certainly not the only one who thinks this: it’s intimidating and actually quite embarrassing in a public place. Particularly when you’re only young and like me, relatively…
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