Virginia Wesleyan College Demands Names Of Rape Victim’s Sexual Partners

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August 10, 2015 10:57 a.m.

Virginia Wesleyan College is asking for the names of a rape victim’s boyfriends and sexual partners since her rape in August 2012 as part of a filling in the victim’s civil suit against the college, the Huffington Post reported Monday.

In the June filing in Norfolk Circuit Court in Virginia, the school wrote: “Given the significance of these claims in a case where $10 million is at issue, VWC feels compelled to explore Plaintiff’s sexual history.”

The school said it wanted to talk to her first partner after the assault to confirm the “trauma she claimed to have endured after being raped,” according to the Huffington Post.

The woman is suing the college as Jane Doe and is seeking $10 million in damages from the liberal arts school.

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