A Call for Sluts! – Slut Monologues Seeking Stories

As a proud slut, I wanted to share this message with others: Hello, my name is Joan. I am interested in exploring the possibility of creating a collection of monologues along the lines of the Vagina Monologues, only these would have to do with the notion of “Slut,” i.e., being called a slut, attitudes toward […]

Lauren Rosewarne Discusses “Part-Time Perverts” Aug 18

Our friends at Subterranean Books are hosting Dr. Lauren Rosewarne on her cross country book tour. A Lecturer with the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne and author of Part-Time Perverts: Sex, Pop Culture, & Kink Management, we’re excited to welcome Lauren and give her a warm Midwestern welcome! Kendra […]

SlutWalk St. Louis July 16

The SlutWalk movement started this April in Toronto, when a cop said: “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” In response, more than 3000 people took to the streets to demonstrate that being assaulted isn’t about what you wear. Thousands more have followed suit around the world. A tiny negative […]

Manning Up with Christopher Sean Watson

by David Wraith “Men continue to control the narrative and experiences of women, which leads to violence being an acceptable form of control.” If there’s a man I know with feminist street-cred, it’s Christopher Sean Watson. When I met him, he was a field organizer for Amnesty International, but check out his CV: He was […]

Female Chauvinist Pigs

By Kendra Holliday When I first heard Ariel Levy, author of Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture, on NPR, I thought oh geez she wouldn’t like me much. She takes issue with women who run around wearing Playboy necklaces and going to strip clubs and posing nude as a way of […]