Tag Archives: slut-shaming

Celebrity Photo Leak: Sexism Surfaced

Tweet August just couldn’t end on a good note. After the severely troubling and still continuing issues in Ferguson, the internet ran amok with nude photos – stolen photos – of multiple celebrities, a crime that swept the front pages of every news site I’ve come across and filled my twitter feed with responses ranging [...]
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Social Media is So Anti-Social

TweetI’m 30 years old and I have been using computers since I was a toddler. I’ve been using the internet since elementary school. I designed my first website when I was about 13 or 14. I also ran an online zine on AOL at that same time. I’ve had my own domain where I host [...]
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A woman’s worth

TweetI don’t care if you call me ugly. Say it, I dare you. Mention the girth of my lips or the wide-set nature of my eyes. Maybe you’ll pick up on the flat scope of my nose or the jutting of my cheekbones. The ferociousness of my brows or my cocoa stained skin may tip [...]
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The UnSlut Project

Tweet“It gets better” for LGBTQ youth, but also for young women bullied and called “slut.” The recent suicides of Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd, Felicia Garcia, and others demonstrate the tragic hopelessness “slut shaming” can create for young girls. By encouraging women who have survived this type of bullying to share their stories and perspectives, The [...]
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Gang rape and repeated bullying leads teen to suicide

TweetAt age 15 Rehtaeh Parsons was gang raped by four of her peers and if that wasn’t enough the rapists documented it and circulated a photo to the rest of their peers after they were finished with her.  Rehtaeh was young and had the world in front of her but her life to some ended at [...]
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