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A friend of mine asked me for my reactions to this article about slutwalk. I’ve reprinted my response here. It certainly doesn’t go beyond the brilliant analyses by FCM , Meghan Murphy, and Womon on a Journey, FCM’s graphics at SCUM-O-RAMA, and Dworkin’s _Right Wing Women_, which I have just finished reading. But it’s my explanation to a friend, and I wanted to share it.

My friend emailed me this story from Ms. Magazine about one women’s experience at slutwalk. Here is my response:

I think it is good that this person had a positive experience at the walk.

I wish it weren’t called slutwalk. The main reason I object to the name is because I think it is actually an insertion of rape culture into feminism. The idea is that women should and must be accessible to at least some men, regardless of…

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