SlutWalks and the future of feminism

More than 40 years after feminists tossed their bras and high heels into a trash can at the 1968 Miss America pageant — kicking off the bra-burning myth that will never die — some young women are taking to the streets to protest sexual assault, wearing not much more than what their foremothers once dubbed “objects of female oppression” in marches called SlutWalks. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Mary Hartney - Jun 4, 2011 - 2:21 PM PDT
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by Mary Hartney - Jun. 5, 2011

This piece brings attention to the grassroots Slutwalks across the U.S. and Canada, but also moves to making a bigger point about the future of feminism and how the message has been muted.

A miniskirt is no more likely to provoke a rapist than a potato sack is to deter one. More »

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