Tag Archives: SlutWalk
“Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Every four years, many of us get a pain in our side thinking about making the best of a bad situation to […]
Almost every woman I know has been sexually abused. Let me repeat this. I am 41 years old, and I know lots of women – and almost every woman I know has been sexually exploited. Usually, more than once.
Most folk have heard of SlutWalk, the “movement” sweeping North America in response to a Toronto policeman’s misogynist comment at Osgoode Hall Law School that women could avoid sexual assault by not dressing like sluts. In response, Sonia Barnett, art school graduate and erotic arts purveyor, Heather Jarvis, Jeanette Janzen, Erika Jane Scholz and Alyssa […]