Skip To Content
  • Add Yours badge
Updated on Sep 27, 2018. Posted on Sep 27, 2018

Women, Tell Us How Harassment Has Made You Change Or Stop How You Exercise

Women and gender-nonconforming people: tell us about the harassment and/or sexism you've faced when working out.

Many women, femmes, and gender-nonconforming people have had an experience where harassment made them change or stop how they worked out.

Rawpixel / Getty Images

Maybe you, like the person who wrote this Twitter thread, changed your running path after getting followed and stalked — and then had to stop running altogether because of how dangerous it got.

Lzf / Getty Images

Perhaps you were harassed while you were just trying to do some cardio at the gym, so you switched to an all-women gym.

Lightfieldstudios / Getty Images

Or maybe you wore tight-fitting pants to spin class because they were specifically designed for optimum cycling performance...and then you got groped in them, so you had to either wear different workout clothes or stop going to spin class.

Getty Images

There are so many ways in which sexism makes it difficult for you to live a healthier life, and we want to share stories about them. If you have one you'd like to tell, fill out the form below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post.

And BTW, we'd also love to hear stories from non-binary femmes or anyone who has a story about gender-based harassment while exercising.