What Were You Wearing When You Got Sexually Assaulted? Women Finally Answer the Question

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A Twitter user @steenfox recently started a conversation online with amazing results. She asked her Twitter followers a simple question: What were you wearing when you were assaulted?

Guilt, fear, hopelessness, shame, betrayal and anger are the most common emotional responses to sexual assault of any kind, but there is another demon faced by the victims and that is when they have to shoulder the blame.

Some are led to believe that they may have provoked the assailant somehow, perhaps through their attire, behavior or body language.

A Twitter user @steenfox recently started a conversation online with amazing results. She asked her Twitter followers a simple question: What were you wearing when you were assaulted?

And the responses she got were eye opening. They ranged from pink PJs, hoodies, jeans and tees to business suits.

Here are just a few:

It will probably be a long time till victims are not held guilty for violence committed against them by men on our body, mind, and spirit. These responses show that women become prey to men who exercise their power and it has little to with what they are wearing on that given day.

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