Many people have filmed secret catcalling videos—famously, this one—as a way to call attention to street harassment. Two intrepid New York women experimented by doing the catcalling themselves in what they referred to as “Drive-by street harassment.”

“I’m worried because being a woman in public is always very scary,” says comedian SJ before venturing into the field. Ginny responds, “I’m very concerned about SJ getting stabbed.”

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In the video, SJ is seen walking through Bryant Park (a crowded public space), creepily whispering dirty phrases to random dudes.

A few of her choice callouts:

“I want to destroy your dick.”

“I love that cock.”

“Uh, dat ass.”

“That’s a fine ass.”

How did the men react? Some were taken aback. Some laughed. None were appalled.

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SJ later tries the same thing on a pigeon, a table and flowers. What lesson did we learn here? “The lesson here is that no one learned anything,” says Ginny.


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