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Students protest with Slut Walk

Students protest with Slut Walk

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Culture

On a warm Saturday morning, students in tube tops and overcoats, faded jean jackets and fishnets, overalls and dresses gathered in front of Waterman to participate in UVM’s annual Slut Walk. Sophomore RiRi Stuart-Thompson, co-marketing and political chair of the Womyn of Color Coalition, address...

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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