Posts Tagged ‘rape kit’

But Was She Wearing High Heels?

In response to the story about the Howard University student who was denied a rape kit after being allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted at a house party, some troll decided that this particular rape doesn't matter because the victim was wearing stiletto heels on the night of her assault:

What’s In A Rape Kit?

For this week's paper, I wrote a story detailing some of the historical problems that rape victims have faced in attempting to receive a rape kit in Washington, D.C. Rape kits are hours-long medical forensic exams administered in order to collect evidence from a victim's body following a sexual assault. The D.C. SANE (Sexual Assault [...]