This happened to my roommate- a homeless man started harassing her, become increasingly loud, angry, aggressive and threatening as she continued to ignore him. As she was starting to shake from fear, a woman also waiting for the bus stepped between the two of them and said to my roommate, “Would you like some of tea?” My roommate couldn’t answer, but the woman took her by her hand into a coffee shop and bought her a cup of tea.
I think it’s important for ALL of us, women especially, to watch out for the harassment of others and intervene as soon as we see it.
Submitted by anonymous on November 1, 2010
Location: On the 96 bus, starting at about 9th and U Streets
Time of Harassment: Morning Rush Hour (5A-9:30A)
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