If You Ever Hear 'She Asked For It,' Here Are 5 Really Important Points You Can Respond With

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In a perfect world, a victim of sexual violence would always be met with empathy. Of course, the world is not perfect, and instead victims are often met with skepticism. People question the validity of their victimization based on the nature of the victim rather than the nature of the perpetrator or the crime.

This doesn’t make sense, as Laci Greene demonstrates at 1:05, because we don’t apply this sort of logic to any other crimes. But she really brings it home at 1:50 when she goes over the five biggest problems with assigning blame to the victim instead of the perpetrator.

Oh, and next time you’re tempted to say something like “What was she wearing?” instead say what Laci says at 4:07.

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