The Vermont Cynic

Reclaiming the word “slut” to end shaming

Reclaiming the word “slut” to end shaming

Keely Lyons

December 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A Toronto police officer remarked in May 2011 “that women should try not to dress like ‘sluts’ to avoid being raped,” according to a report done by the BBC. Women were reminded that with enough male anger and superiority, our sexuality and very personhood can be turned against us. The word ...

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