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Call Me a Theorist

10 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask Sexual Assault Survivors

By Jessica Huynh, Storyteller for RU Student Life

1. “Who did it?”

2. “What were you wearing?”

3. “Were you drinking?”

4. “Why did you stay/continue seeing them after they assaulted you?”

5. “Did it hurt?”

6. “Why didn’t you report it?”

7. “Don’t you want to warn other people about your perpetrator?”

8. “Did you say no or try to fight back?”

9. “Why were you alone with them?”

10. “How come you don’t seem bothered by the assault?”

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