back to top

24 Suggested Reactions To Catcallers

In honor of Anti-Street Harassment Week, here are some tips on how to respond to unsolicited sexual attention.

Posted on

1. Inform them of your riveting evening plans:

2. Hand them a form to fill out:

Art by The Riot.
The Riot / Via theriotmag.tumblr.com

Art by The Riot.

3. Pull out a very comprehensive guide:

Art by Collective Action DC.

4. Tell them your name:

Aya de Yopougon / Via shadowwhisper123.tumblr.com

5. Put them in your shoes:

Art by Tom Fonder.
Tom Fonder / Via happyjar.com

Art by Tom Fonder.

6. Make this face:

7. Display your charming side:

Charis Jackson Barrios / Via charisjb.tumblr.com
Art by Charis Jackson Barrios.
Charis Jackson Barrios / Via charisjb.tumblr.com

8. Direct them to this wall:

Photo by We Chalk Walk.

9. State the obvious:

10. Give them a friendly warning:

Art by Chrysanthebomb.
Chrysanthebomb / Via chrysantheb0mb.tumblr.com

11. Show off your new t-shirt:

instagram.com

12. Point to your necklace:

$13.50 on Etsy.
Via etsy.com

$13.50 on Etsy.

13. Or your patch:

Patch/photo by Little Miss Andry.
Via littlemissandry.bigcartel.com

Patch/photo by Little Miss Andry.

14. Or your badge:

Badge by Kelly McBabe.
Kelly McBabe. / Via betterthandarkchocolate.tumblr.com

Badge by Kelly McBabe.

15. Introduce them to some new role models:

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com

16. Be blunt:

17. Return the favor:

Art by Pablo Stanley.

18. Put up a few flyers:

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh / stoptellingwomentosmile.tumblr.com
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh / stoptellingwomentosmile.tumblr.com

19. Give them a little note:

20. Do a little standup:

Vision Video / Via pyper1887.tumblr.com

21. Be brutally honest:

22. Sic your pet dinosaur on them:

Art by Wendy M. Xu.
Wendy M. Xu / Via angrygirlcomics.tumblr.com

Art by Wendy M. Xu.

23. Kindly escort them to the police:

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com

24. And, when in doubt, use a little magic:

Mallory Ortberg / Matt Lubchansky / Via the-toast.net
Art by Mallory Ortberg and Matt Lubchansky. Full comic here.
Mallory Ortberg / Matt Lubchansky / Via the-toast.net

Art by Mallory Ortberg and Matt Lubchansky. Full comic here.

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right