The Vermont Cynic

Coercion is not consent: the dialogue following the Aziz Ansari scandal fails

Madeleine Cary

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It started with women sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault with #MeToo. The Time’s Up movement focused on the insidious sexual harassment in Hollywood. It has been painful, but also legitimizing, to see perpetrators brought to justice. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Kevin Spacey. Wome...

Students organize in Slut Walk

Students organize in Slut Walk

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under News

Students carrying signs congregated around the Waterman green for the Womyn of Color Coalition “Slut Walk” Oct 22. The students walked from the Waterman building to Harris Millis while yelling chants like, “Yes means fuck me, no means fuck you.” The Slut Walk promotes body and sex posit...

“Me too” demands change

“Me too” demands change

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

So many “Me toos” on social media this past week have made us think long and hard. Too many people have been affected by sexual violence; the number of posts is unfathomable. And as post after post of “Me too” appears on social media, survivors of sexual assault are reminded regularly ...

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