Most of you have probably heard of the phrase “slut-shaming,” but for those who haven’t, allow me to educate you about this unfortunately common and very hurtful behavior.
August is always a slow month except when it comes to Feminist events! Because we know it’s hard for everybody to keep up with of all of them and we don’t want you to miss anything, here’s what we know is coming up: It’s time to end victim blaming and slut shaming! Tomorrow, Saturday August [...]
A male friend and I recently saw the bumper sticker pictured above while walking through downtown D.C. He grimaced. I understood. This is the sort of “cutsey” feminism that feminists are supposedly allowed to get away with because we’re so oppressed that it’s ok to mock all men or claim that all men are responsible [...]
Recently, New York police officers in Park Slope, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, have been calling out women wearing short skirts and shorts, warning the women that they are an easy target for sexual predators. So when did it become police business to decide the dress code of New York City women? When did victim-blaming become [...]
This piece was cross-posted at the Sidney Hillman Foundation Unaccountably, Washington Post The LA Times gave Charlotte Allen space to insinuate that skimpy Halloween costumes cause rape. Allen, a contributing editor at a conservative website called “Minding the Campus” is deeply concerned that the feminist anti-rape activists of SlutWalk and the Halloween-industrial-complex are accessories to sexual [...]
Sexual criminals are being regarded simply as men who can’t control themselves instead of sick human beings. Sexual predators are looking for females. Women are predisposed to be victims of sexual assault no matter what we wear. Case in point: recently, I was hollered at by two men in two separate cars within a six-second [...]
There is something about a large group of women marching down a busy, public street in the light of day that forces us to confront false ideas about sexual assault. All the better if a lot of the women are half-naked. There are no hoards of men chasing after them due to their lack of [...]