And I vote. So does everyone I sleep with. Women of Color Against Violence and other resistance groups.
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For every group of female best friends who refer each other as "lady," "girlfriend" or "their actual names," there's a group of girls who revel in calling each other the basest of insults. You know what we're talking about: the kind of affectionate monikers normally reserved for use by misogynistic males. In this latest sketch from Lady Bits on Funny Or Dieone well-meaning boyfriend played by Ben Feldman of "Mad Men" fame learns that even if ladies refer to each other as 'slut,' 'bitch' or 'whore' with a smile, it doesn't mean he can do the same and wearing a dress doesn't make it any better. US Edition U.
Groningen student Milou Deelen uploaded a video to Facebook to draw attention to 'slut shaming' at student association Vindicat. Does the same thing happen in Nijmegen? Are female members of associations here also referred to as 'whores' and 'sluts'?
I ignored the Slutwalk in Toronto. It only caught my attention when my friends and fellow activists started debating the nature of the walk. The critiques began immediately — that this was yet another white feminist project excluding women of color.
In psychoanalytic literature, a Madonna—whore complex is the inability to maintain sexual arousal within a committed, loving relationship. Men with this complex desire a sexual partner who has been degraded the whore while they cannot desire the respected partner the Madonna. Freud argued that the Madonna—whore complex was caused by a split between the affectionate and the sexual currents in male desire.
Search Search. In praise of sluts, whores, and other promiscuous women. And in an ideal world, no one else would make it their business, either.
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