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Wear denim to take a stand against rape

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The second annual Denim Day for Douglas County will be on Wednesday, April 24. Someplace Safe invites the Alexandria area to wear denim to show their support for victims of sexual violence and their support against the victim-blaming myths that surround sexual assault.

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Denim Day was born from a crime that happened in Italy. In the 1990s, an 18-year-old woman was picked up by her driving instructor for a driving lesson. He took her to an isolated road and raped her.

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