ByMichelle Delgado

Michelle Delgado is a freelance writer based in Virginia. You can look her up on Twitter @delgadia2015. If you’re looking for her in person, the ice cream aisle at the grocery store is a good place to start.

  1. Malena Magnolia was sitting at a table with her best friend, Harley, waiting to pick up a pizza to go, when a stranger approached them. “This dude is talking to us and saying all this vulgar stuff,” Malena recalls. The two did their best to ignore him, but he was persistent, trying to provoke a response. Harley remembers watching her best friend. She could sense Malena’s frustration boiling. Finally, Malena turned and looked…