To Slut or Not to Slut? Beyond The Debate

In a new piece for The Guardian entitled “What makes a slut? The only rule, it seems, is being female,” Jessica Valenti succinctly outlines the causes (anything, really) and consequences (rape, suicide, bullying) of slut-shaming. She suggests that efforts to reclaim the word via Slutwalks or any other protest movement failed because they didn’t take into […]

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Raising Support For Sex Workers: A Campaign Post-Mortem

Ever wonder what happens to your donation after a fund-raising campaign wraps? We asked Amy Saunders, the organizer behind this IndieGoGo effort how the money raised will actually provide crucial services to sex workers in Toronto. With 11,355 CAD of their 10,000 goal received, does the outpouring of support speak to a turning tide in public […]

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