Published on August 7th, 2011 | by DerbyLife0
The Fishnets and Short Skirts Argument: It’s Not Just For Derby Anymore!
In the growing Slut Walk movement, many women are finding catharsis and empowerment in a way they have not been able to in other efforts to reclaim safety and security from harassment and sexual assault, like Take Back The Night. Yet, as we derbs may well know, the “fishnets and short skirts” argument remains…(i.e. older feminist academics think young feminists are confusing the message, but one marching grandma thinks this is us being the best of America).
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