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Why I Slutwalk : Stella

I had to leave work to calm myself down today. A female colleague said: “I tell my daughter (who is eighteen) that, if she is going to wear tight clothing, she deserves whatever she gets.” I paused. Was this woman,

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Why I Slutwalk : Kiara

I am here because when my mother was dragged off the streets on her way home from work and raped, the first question she was asked by the police and her own mother was: “what were you wearing?” I am

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Why I Slutwalk: Lauren

When I was about 12 years of age, I knew I was different to ‘normal’ boys- I realized that I liked other boys. So I went online to find answers to questions I didn’t even know yet. Very early on, I

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Why I Slutwalk: Jessamy Gleeson

Because young white men still feel the need to tell me how I can best run SlutWalk more effectively, so it includes more men. Because there are so many other privileged voices in society – in the media, in academia

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Slutwalk on JOY: August 2015

Lisa from the Slutwalk team went on JOY FM to chat about SlutTea, the march and what it means to take back such a controversial word.   Listen in here! 

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Why I Slutwalk, 2015: Lisa Dib

In the lead-up to last year’s march, I discussed the personal reasons behind my passion for and involvement in Slutwalk, and there issues we march for. I told of one true morning that shaped my ideas around victim-blaming and slut-shaming,

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