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The Politics of the word Slut

In all of the discussion and debate about Rush Limbaugh’s recent attack on and pseudo-apology to Sandra Fluke, there’s a piece that I want to call out: if you don’t respect sluts, you don’t respect women. There have been other articles, like Yasmin Nair’s In Defense of Sluts, that touch on this. As she said, […]

Why Instagram Censored My Body

I’m used to being told by society that I must regulate my body to fit the norm. I’m used to the fact that images of unaltered women are seen as unacceptable. I’ve taught myself to ignore it (as much as I can) and through the Internet (via sites like ROOKIE) and social media platforms (like Instagram […]

Bottoms

Sexy without being at all personal, and that’s the kinda sexy you need sometimes. “Mummy, why did all those ladies forget to put pants on this morning?”. They’re sluts darling. “Oh. I didn’t realise it was lifestyle based choice. I thought it might be mass hysteria. Or co-incidence”. There is no such thing as co-incidence […]