Shame and the Modern Woman: How Slut-Shaming Hurts You!
What two words strike terror in the hearts of most women today? What two words have helped to shape the roles of women in society and the whole of human history? What two words carry enough power to not only lower women’s self-esteem but make them especially vulnerable to perpetrations of every kind? What two words are the last words many women have heard just before being raped or murdered?
Slut and Whore.
These two words have been used for millennia to shame women from all walks of life. They have often been used to justify all manner of ill treatment, including rape and murder. Read more....