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Speakers show there is more to SlutWalk than meets the eye

August 6, 2012
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Los Angeles saw its second SlutWalk yesterday as participants marched through Hollywood to buck stereotypes and call attention to victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault. The concept of SlutWalk was spawned in early 2011 when a representative of the Toronto Police said “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized”...
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‘Slutwalker’ Katie Landers shares her story

June 14, 2011
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For Katie Landers activism is more than just caring or righting a wrong. It’s therapeutic. The importance of advocacy in her life was central in her recent speech at SlutWalk LA, an action that took aim at attitudes which blame victims of sexual abuse on their behavior or dress. “I am … a survivor...
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What women wear does not justify rape, say advocates

June 7, 2011
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On June 4, hundreds of marchers hit the sidewalks of Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood demanding an end to victim blaming and rape culture in one of many “SlutWalks” held internationally. SlutWalk first kicked off in Toronto in response to a Jan. 24 comment made by a Toronto police officer to students and...
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