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    • James
    • 13.07.11 | 18:54 (IDT)

    Based on the discussions that even of the possibility of a Slutwalk have prompted, it must be a good idea. Discussion and public airing of the issues involved can only be a good thing. Anyone who believes that what the victims wears, or does not wear, is not an issue any longer are living in a protective bubble. Trying to compare what is worn to the beach to what might be worn on a date or walking down the street, or out shopping, is naïve at best. Beach wear is expected at the beach, however it is less so out jogging, or lounging in a park reading a book on a sunny day, and so forth. If what the victim was wearing doesn’t matter, why does it become an issue so often in court and in the media?

    from the article: Is Israel ready for a SlutWalk of its own?
    First published 15:02 12.07.11 | Last updated 15:02 12.07.11
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