Slut Riot: Defining ourselves

The Sin City Siren

We’ve been having some passionate discussions so far during this week of Slut Riot — here and through Facebook and twitter — ignited by posts from an Asian-American high schooler’s perspective to that of a sex worker. And I can practically guarantee that the fun is just starting! (PS: Have you submitted your photos and/or videos for the Big Slut Riot Contest? Details here.)

Today’s post comes from Genese Jones. Some readers may remember that I posted a picture of her carrying a great sign at the 2011 Slut Walk in Las Vegas. Now she’s back with a thought-provoking take on slut-shaming and how it correlates to her experience as a black woman and mother. Genese is a sexual violence prevention educator and advocate serving the Las Vegas community. She is also a widowed mother of two daughters.

Defining Ourselves By Genese Jones

While preparing to write…

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