Black. Lesbian. Feminist. Mother. Warrior. Poet. Audre Lorde’s written words taught me that my silence will not protect me, and that silence is not golden. I am a Black feminist lesbian who is a survivor of incest and rape. […]
Stephanie Gilmore Speech at SlutWalk Philadelphia Mi nombre es Stephanie Gilmore y yo soy una puta. My name is Stephanie Gilmore and I am a slut. Men and women, boys and girls, label me as such. Why? I wear short skirts. I wear makeup. I drink alcohol. I am a woman. So, in the United […]
Kate Rush Cook Speech at SlutWalk Philadelphia I felt the hand before I saw it. Squeezing my throat – choking me. Gasping for air. What is happening? I heard his voice, “Unlock the car, I am getting in.” His hand still on my throat, I gasped for air. I listened and complied with his demands. […]
Deepa Kumar Speech at SlutWalk Philadelphia Thanks to the organizers for inviting me. It’s about time we had a women’s movement in this country! Over the last three decades we have seen assault upon assault on women’s rights. Roe v Wade was one of the key triumphs of the women’s movement—yet shortly after this victory […]
SlutWalk Philadelphia Meeting July 19 Do you want to be involved with SlutWalk Philadelphia? Come join us at our next meeting on Tuesday, July 19th at 7 p.m. at Circle of Hope in Fishtown. Please contact us if you’re interested!