The focus of SlutWalk Philadephia is to challenge the thinking that it’s acceptable to live in a victim-blaming society. We are taught “don’t get raped,” instead of “don’t rape.” Our goal is to raise awareness and to start dialogues about ways in which our society perpetuates a culture that blames and shames the victim. This isn’t just a women’s issue. This isn’t just a men’s issue. This is everyone’s issue.
August 6, 2011
Black. Lesbian. Feminist. Mother. Warrior. Poet. Audre Lorde’s written words taught me that my silence will not protect me, and that silence is …
In the past few years across America, we have seen the beginning of an aggressive war against women. Outrageous statements and actions by …
We, Katie Bellis, Jake Aryeh Marcus, Nicole Roselli, and Hannah Altman, do issue this statement as leaders in organizing the SlutWalk movement in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
We condemn and renounce any and all expressions of hatred and discrimination based on race, gender identity, sexual orientation, creed or religion that have occurred in conjunction with or as a result of our walk in Philadelphia, or any of the other walks around the world. We would especially like to disclaim the racism exhibited in the sign carried by the person who walked in SlutWalk NYC, which bore the John Lennon and Yoko Ono song title “Woman is the Nigger of the World.
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