I've covered sexual assault in its various forms for years, and it's always astonishing to me when myths about this phenomenon come up over and over again. One of the most persistent myths about rape in the public consciousness is "but what was she wearing?"
The question, while posing as an innocent inquiry, is about investigating if perhaps somehow the victim should shoulder part of the blame. Last night, Twitter user @Steenfox, whose real name is Christina Fox, busted this myth in a very real way. After getting into an argument with another Twitter user about this, she threw out this question to her followers:
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