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.”
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.
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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