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OMG shoes—Men strut their stuff to fight sexual assault.

"OMG shoes" + Men's involvement in rape awareness = Lissie Happy!
On Saturday, April 19, approximately 34 men and women participated in the event "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" [at the College of New Jersey] in which males volunteered to wear high heels in a variety of styles to literally "walk a mile in her shoes" and promote an understanding of the difficult issue of rape in a creative way.

…To explain the cause to passersby, both male and female participants held signs with sayings like "We are all affected by rape" and "I become a victim when she is one."

…Tom Dimino, sophomore biology major, said, "I give props to all women, and my mom, and my sister, and anyone who has to walk in these things. This is tough."
I hope he meant that on a metaphorical level as well as a literal one. That I can't tell makes me wonder if walking in high heels is necessarily the best way to convey "the difficult issues of rape," but, hey, props to the girls who organized it and to the guys who participated. It's way better than nothing.

Way better.

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