The Clothesline Project
"What were you wearing?" is a question often wielded as a weapon against survivors of sexual assault. In fact, it didn't matter what Madeline, 19, was wearing. It didn't matter what Renee, 54, was wearing either. After seeing what survivors of sexual assault were wearing, we hope you'll see that the outfit someone is wearing is not a cause or predictor of something another person does to them. Click on the pictures to learn more about their stories.