Denim Day - Make a Fashion Statement Against Rape

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
University Center TB1 - 1st Floor Tabling Station
Event Type
Events and Lectures
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Lee Tu, Dawn
422-2879
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Student Life

Denim Day - Make a Fashion Statement Against Rape

Tuesday, April 23 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | UC 1st Floor

Denim Day began in 1999 as a day to wear jeans as a visible means of protest against misconceptions that surround sexual assault. The events began following a court decision to overturn a conviction of a rapist after a judge argued that the victim was not raped because the victim "wore very, very tight jeans, she had to help him remove them, and by removing the jeans it was no longer rape but consensual sex.” Stop by the tables to learn about Denim Day, and pick up stickers and make buttons to raise awareness that there is no excuse and never an invitation to rape.

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If you are a person with disability who needs reasonable accommodations for this event, please contact Student Disability Services at 415.422.2613 at least five days prior to the event. Please know that some accommodations (e.g. sign language, interpreting, realtime captioning) may take longer than five days to arrange.

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