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Aishah Shahidah Simmons Speaks Out

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. […]

Aishah Shahidah Simmons speaks out at Philadelphia SlutWalk
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Kate Rush Cook Speaks Out

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. […]

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Discussing SlutWalks on Radio Times

  Aishah Shahidah and Rebecca Traister Talk About SlutWalks with Marty Moss Coane on Radio Times Discussing SlutWalks with Radio Times host Marty Moss Coane are Aisha Shahidah and Rebecca Traister. Hear what these women have to say about the messages in the SlutWalk movement. Ms. Simmons an award-winning filmmaker of  “NO! The Rape Documentary“, […]

Radio Times Simmons and Traister Slutwalks
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Two More Guests Deepa Kumar and State Senator Daylin Leach to Speak Out on August 6th

Deepa Kumar and State Senator Daylin Leach Join as Keynote Speakers at SlutWalk Philadelphia’s First March and Rally! SlutWalk Philadelphia is excited to announce the addition of two more guest speakers at the August 6th event. State Senator Daylin Leach (D) representing the 17th senatorial district and Professor Deepa Kumar of Rutgers University will join […]

Deepa Kumar and Daylin Leach Keynote Speakers at SlutWalk Philadelphia
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SlutWalk Philadelphia March and Rally Saturday, August 6th

SlutWalk Philadelphia March and Rally Saturday, August 6, 2011 SlutWalk Philadelphia will demonstrate against victim-blaming and slut-shaming – a person’s appearance is not the cause of sexual assault – with a march and rally on Saturday, August 6, 2011. We will gather at Kahn Park in Center City (11th and Pine Streets) and step-off at […]

Rally Poster SlutWalk Philadelphia 2011
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Petition for Dan Rottenberg’s Removal

Petition to Remove Dan Rottenberg as Editor of the Broad Street Review A petition entitled, “Editor Who Blamed Lara Logan for Her Gang Rape Must Go!” is currently online at Change.org – a website providing online tools for grassroots campaigns seeking social change locally and globally. It is calling for the removal of Dan Rottenberg, […]

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