Street Talk: Myths about sexual violence


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If a girl is wearing less clothing, she is asking for it. I hear it all the time in different media formats.

Jon Cormier, junior in computer science

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It only happens to women, and I’ve heard it from friends and other people.

Isaac Fisher, graduate masters student in modern languages

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Everyone says, ‘Don’t go to the frats unless you want to get raped.’

Emily Nottingham, freshman in biological systems engineering

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My mom told me not to wear short shorts on campus because she thinks I would basically get raped.

Kayla Presswood, junior in interior design

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Only men can rape. I heard that from multiple sources, including the project that K-State did for sexual assault prevention.

Bailey Reynolds, junior in management