For many concert and festivals attendees, fashion outweighs the music, bringing in thousands who enjoy the liberating atmosphere as an opportunity to show off in super short shorts and crop tops or less. The newest thing is glitter boobs, in which women wear body paint, glitters, and costume jewelry as tops. This has led to a lot of attention and not always positive attention.
Recently, Madeline Anello-Kitzmiller was sexually assaulted at the Rhythm & Vines Festival in New Zealand when an unidentified man groped her breast.
Anello-Kitzmiller and her friend, Kiri-Ann Hatfield, responded by punching the man on the head and shoulders and pouring a drink on him as he cowered with his friends (See the GIF below).
Some Facebook users have argued "that’s what she gets when she wears something like that” while others have pointed out correctly "how this is any different to groping a girl in a bikini at the beach[?] Others have agreed that body autonomy is a personal right “Good on her! No one has the right to touch you without consent! Naked or not! Learn some manners.”
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