The End Dress Codes collective likely wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for the work of Project Slut. Long live Project Slut!

“Teachers shouldn’t be telling students ‘You should be embarrassed,’ and ‘What kind of attention are you trying to get?’” said Villanueva. “The worst part is teachers actually think they are protecting young girls by saying these things.”

One friend didn’t report a male student groping her, Villanueva said. “She said ‘I was breaking the dress code.’ She’d internalized the lesson that she was asking for it.”

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