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Author Topic: Slutwalks!  (Read 1084 times)

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Offline Matty the Damned

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Slutwalks!
« on: May 13, 2011, 07:46:03 PM »
What a fabulous idea! :)

One Toronto policeman, Michael Sanguinetti, made the mistake of telling women on a college campus “not to dress like sluts” if they didn’t want to get raped.

It was a stupid and wrong thing to say, obviously. But if it had really been one guy’s mistake, hundreds of women wouldn't be participating in “Slutwalks” that have spread across the continent, and now the globe, and are garnering quite a bit of attention from the media.

According to the Guardian, Slutwalks have already taken place in Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Argentina and Sweden and major events are planned in London, LA, and more this summer. It’s a phenomenon that has gone viral, sporting creative homemade signs, costumes and chants that channel the clever and theatrical elements of feminist protest.


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Offline emeraldize

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2011, 07:54:19 PM »
This is interesting, Matty. I'm going to ask our local action-against-rape agency if they're planning one.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2011, 08:39:48 PM by emeraldize »

Offline anniebc

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011, 08:02:41 PM »
Great idea, they had one in Christchurch not that long ago, but apparently there are not enough "sluts" south of ChCh to have a wee "slutwalk".. ;D... but I think it's a great idea.

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Offline Hellraiser

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2011, 09:49:43 PM »
I slutwalk every time I go barhopping what's all the hoopla about?

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2011, 09:53:11 PM »
I slutwalk every time I go barhopping what's all the hoopla about?

Yes, but you are HOPING to get raped. repeatedly.
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Offline Hellraiser

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2011, 09:54:42 PM »
Yes, but you are HOPING to get raped. repeatedly.

Merely a technicality

Offline BT65

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2011, 07:34:39 AM »
I think this is a wonderful idea, and a big kick in the balls to people who make remarks like the officer did.  Too bad some people will never accept this theory (sluts don't cause rape, rapists do).  But at least it's getting them "in their face," if you will.  I would love seeing this happen around the area I live in, and would even purchase the types of clothing I used to wear when stripping, to take part.  Suck on this, conservative mutha fuckas!
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Offline Dachshund

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2011, 08:45:08 AM »
I slutwalk every time I go barhopping what's all the hoopla about?

No big deal, but do you have to make it so obvious?

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« Last Edit: May 14, 2011, 08:51:50 AM by Dachshund »

Offline Solo_LTSurvivor

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2011, 12:07:07 PM »
Suck on this, conservative mutha fuckas!

Amen, sista!

I slutwalk every time I go barhopping what's all the hoopla about?

Yes, but you are HOPING to get raped. repeatedly.

Merely a technicality

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Offline next2u

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Re: Slutwalks!
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2011, 02:25:39 PM »
me likey :)
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