Tag Archives: slut-shaming

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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Female college students, beware the slut-shaming

TweetThe walk of fame. The stroll of success. It seems that the stride of confidence across campus in the same clothes as the night before, ducking behind buses and bushes after spending the night with a member of the opposite sex is now considered a rite of passage and even an imminent fate for many [...]
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On slut shaming, victim blaming, and sexuality bullying

Tweet(Originally posted here.) While Amanda Todd’s suicide itself was tragic, what bothers me the most is that I’ve heard this story before. In its wake, there’s been some discussions that have started about cyber bullying, online trolls, and vigilante justice. But there’s a bigger issue here that no one’s willing to talk about: the sexual [...]
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Snog, Marry, Shame. Why ‘fake’ beauty isn’t the problem.

TweetListen, I think I’ve got a good one this time. A guaranteed hit. It’s a half-hour long, late-night slot set in some apocalyptic, totalitarian future where our robot overlords reign supreme. Fear and kneel before your Lord, Pod, or she shall unleash her wrath upon thee and even spoil your night out with the girls. [...]
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