slut shaming

Slut Shaming 101

Slut shaming is one of society's favorite forms of policing female sexuality. Cristen and Caroline explore the history, science and psychology of slut shaming, and why it's often a girl-on-girl pattern.

Why Slut Is the Dirtiest Four-Letter Word

Throughout it's 500-year etymological evolution from the kitchen to the bedroom, "slut" has been steeped in a filthy combination of classism, racism and sexism. No reclamation needed.

Gender and Internet Trolling

Are more men Internet trolls? Why is there so much misogyny and slut shaming in Internet trolling - and what can we do about it? Join Cristen, Caroline and TechStuff co-host Jonathan as they discuss the gender dynamics of online trolling.

SlutWalks have drawn a lot of attention -- but what are they? What is the etymology of "slut," and should women reclaim it? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the history of SlutWalk activism, along with controversy surrounding the movement.