Worst. Sexual Assault Prevention Tips. Ever.


[Trigger warning.]

Passed on by Shaker Julie, who says: "I think my 'favorite' is 'If you get on the elevator on the 25th floor, and the Boogie Man gets on the 22nd, get off when he gets on,' which comes directly after 'Remember, bad men don't always look bad'."

Personally, I'm partial to: "Women are always trying to be sympathetic: STOP IT, it may get you raped, or killed." I hate it when my sympathy tries to rape me.

Amanda notes that "the sexual assault policy gurus at SAFER Campus" deem these hottt tips "deeply offensive, misogynist, heterosexist and [perpetuating of] myths about the reality of sexual assault." They also note that "no information was found that suggests that a sexual assault victim may be male or transgender," making them transphobic as well.

To that list, let us add disablist ("If the predator has a gun and you are not under his control, ALWAYS run!") and classist ("If you don't have a cell phone, shame on you."), too.

And probably more stuff that I missed, which I'll leave you to add in comments.

Quite the spectacular fail.

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