At Baylor, a Sexual Assault Exhibit Opens the Door to Constructive Conversations

What Were You Wearing InstallationIn September 2017, as the narratives that would become the #metoo movement began to take shape, the chapter of It’s On Us—a national organization that works to destigmatize and provide an outlet for survivors to heal—gathered in the food court to discuss how to bring that conversation to campus. Earlier that week, I had been scrolling mindlessly through Facebook when I saw an article about how Kansas University’s installation of “What Were You Wearing?” displayed re-creations of the outfits people had on when they were sexually assaulted: a child’s sundress, a man’s gym clothes, a woman’s swimsuit. As a survivor of sexual violence myself, I found the anonymous, yet deeply personal nature of the clothes to be a meaningful way to share…View Original Post

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