The Girl That Ratted, Spring 2014
Reactionary grassroots campaign started to combat rape culture on Vanderbilt’s campus.
This campaign began as a personal reaction to the burgeoning rape culture on Vanderbilt's campus, and took off as a part of the larger conversation regarding sexual assault on college campuses in general. The images, which were created as a visual reference to the anonymous online forum in which Vanderbilt's rape culture was blatantly showcased, were initially circulated via email (a copy of which is attached below) to a specific group of individuals, and snowballed from there. The driving concept was to flip the conversation that the oppressors were perpetuating, and to champion the reporting of sexual assault instead of allowing survivors to be publicly humiliated. The campaign was quickly adopted across campus, and reached other universities across the nation.
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