SlutWalk St. Louis 2012: Big Ups, Mad Props and Sincere Thanks

by David Wraith SlutWalk 2012 was amazing. There are so many people to thank. Our Co-Sponsors: First, to Chip Schloss, Jim Kellogg and everyone at the Atomic Cowboy:  Everything we asked for, we got, quickly and courteously. We couldn’t ask for a more supportive venue. Thank you so much! To TransHaven: Claire Swinford, your presentation […]

Tim Supports SlutWalk

Tim Lumpkins is a writer, photographer, printer, and lover of many things geeky. Check out his work at Tim Lumpkins Creative. SlutWalk is Saturday, July 14th. Tweet

Emily Supports SlutWalk

Emily Kothe is a blogger and activist. Her alter ego, Ginger Bangalore, is a burlesque performer with the Thunder Kittens. SlutWalk is Saturday, July 14th. Tweet

Blue Supports SlutWalk

Blue is an actress, singer, burlesque performer and activist. These days you can see her performing with The Ragged Blade Band. SlutWalk is Saturday, July 14th. Tweet

Siren Supports SlutWalk

Siren is one of St. Louis’ premier drag performers  and co-founder of Glitter Bomb Productions. Check her out Fridays at Attitudes Night Club or every second Saturday of the month at Shameless Grounds for Off the G.R.I.D. (Genderfuck Retro-Alternative Indie Drag). Follow her on Twitter: @ThatBitchSiren SlutWalk is Saturday, July 14th. Tweet

Photo by Allan Crain. Poster Design by Johnny Murdoc.

SlutWalk STL 2012 Poster

by David Wraith The SlutWalk St. Louis 2012 posters will be hitting the streets soon, but I just had to share. Special thanks to photographer Allan Crain for shooting this beautiful image, and to all our models (left to right), Emily Kothe, Siren, Blue, Tim Lumpkins and Courtney Armstead. You’ll be hearing more from and […]

After SlutWalk

by David Wraith A couple days before SlutWalk, my friend and SEX+STL co-founder, Kendra Holliday expressed concern that participants would need aftercare following such an intense experience. Intellectually, I knew exactly want she meant, but I have to admit that on a gut level, I just didn’t get it. Maybe it’s because I’m a man. […]

SlutWalk St. Louis Wiped Me Out!

I wasn’t expecting to sob. I mean, I knew SlutWalk St. Louis would be an emotional and empowering day, but I had no idea how it would play out for me and the 600 others who attended. The march kicked off at noon, and traveled down Manchester Road. The Riverfront Times captured it beautifully, take […]

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 […]