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Powerful display at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi teaches lessons about sexual abuse

Posted at 6:44 PM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 19:54:18-04

An exhibit has opened at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi aimed at educating the public about sexual abuse.

It is called “What I was wearing” showcasing the clothing victims were wearing the day their lives changed forever.

Islander Feminists, which consists of students, teamed up with the Purple Door to host the exhibit.

The name “What I was wearing” comes from the question victims are asked the most and these groups want people to know regardless of clothing, it’s never the victim’s fault.

Ariana Rodriguez, President of Islander Feminists said: “If you know someone who has been sexually assaulted that’s not the first question you ask is ‘What were you wearing? Who were you with?’ but it is about how can I help you and how can we get justice for you?”

This exhibit is just one of the many ways Islander Feminists want to educate the community about sexual assault. For more information on other events check their website.