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slut

Largely derogatory slang term for a woman who has had, or is perceived to have had, many sexual partners and who “sleeps around”.
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"We will show them that 'Slut' is a name they invented to make us weak, to blame us for the crimes that we are offended by -- and we have no intention of accepting it."
"But did you know that some people use slut in a positive way?, Francisco says.
have worked tirelessly since the 19th century colored women's clubs to rid society of the sexist/racist vernacular of slut, jezebel, hottentot, mammy, mule, sapphire; to build our sense of selves and redefine what women who look like us represent.
The Canadian constable used the word slut in the sense of promiscuous or someone who has loose morals.
The Slut Walk has faced opposition in India, with many viewing the title as provocative and distracting attention from a serious issue -- forcing the organisers to soften it by adding the Hindi term for "shamelessness" to the name.
The notably unfeminist Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente wrote a scathing critique of slut walks, saying "Slut walks are what you get when graduate students in feminist studies run out of things to do."
"Slut Walk originated in response to comment saying if women dress like sluts, they partly responsible for being raped.
But Dr Westmarland added: "I think its difficult to have a march that attempts to reclaim the word 'slut', since I'm not sure of a time when it was used in a positive way.
The protesters - some in corset tops and fishnet tights - hit the streets as part of the global slut walk phenomenon.
Now just because Georgina (aka Voluptua) chooses to be a Satanic Slut does not mean that she should be open to the kind of lewd ridicule heaped upon her by Messrs Brand and Ross.
"Confessions of a Corporate Slut" follows Roberta as she rises to the top of a corporate world and enjoys a very successful stay at the top.
Together, and from various viewpoints and experiences, the girls ponder what it means to be a slut, to have a reputation, to be a sexual creature.