Hell Yes: Amber Rose Is Having Her Own SlutWalk (And Why It Matters)

Amber Rose has been courting controversy (as usual), but it’s not her scantily-clad selfies that I’m talking about, but the very nasty slut-shaming that has been leveled against her by Kanye West, Khloe Kardashian and the public. In an excellent piece for The Root, Danielle C. Belton undresses the original beef and the inherent racism and classism […]

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Bed-Stuy Goddess Walk 2013

Moving beyond the Slutwalk‘s original ethos, Brooklyn’s first Goddess Walk and Anti-Street Harassment Rally was created by actress, burlesque performer and performance artist Chiquita Brooks in 2012 with the goal of breaking down damaging sexual stereotypes about black women while promoting safety in the streets. In her blog Oshun Returns, Brooks explains that the Goddess […]

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SlutWalk Turns Two

The original SlutWalk Toronto manifesto deserves a repost today as it celebrates its second birthday. If you’re not familiar with the slutwalk phenomenon, this is the perfect primer: On January 24th, 2011, a representative of the Toronto Police gave shocking insight into the Force’s view of sexual assault by stating: “women should avoid dressing like […]

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