Shirley Wu is a marriage and family therapist who also holds a master of divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is also a Cal alumni, although she wonders what her life would have been like if she had gone to NYU in pursuit of an acting career. She and her husband have been married for nearly 10 years.
THE FIRST TIME I was catcalled, I was 11. A young man in a pickup truck saw me and he perked up. He flashed a grin, and let out a whoop. "Wooooo!" As far as street harassment goes, this was fairly mild.