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Slutwalk Chicago 2011


Inspired by SlutWalk Toronto, SlutWalk Chicago is a march in support of education and against intolerance.

On January 24, 2011, a representative of the Toronto Police Service was quoted saying, "Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order to not be victimized." SlutWalk Chicago aims to combat the myth of "the slut" and the culture of victim blaming that prevails the world over.
Our mission is to enforce the truth that those who experience sexual assault are never at fault-- no exceptions. We seek to combat a culture that teaches "don't get raped," as opposed to "don't rape."

Meet at Thompson Center Plaza (assemble starting at 11 am, step off at 12 NOON), walk east to Michigan Ave, south along Grant Park, and back west/north to Daley Plaza along Jackson and Clark. Speakers and entertainment starting at Daley Plaza from 2pm - 3pm, featuring DJ CLERICAL ERROR and more! (Updates as we get confirmation.)

Please stay on the sidewalks/out of the streets as we walk, roll, holler and stomp against a culture of shame, sexual double-standards, slut-shaming and victim-blaming and for enthusiastic consent, equality, education and sexual assault survivors' rights.

This is not an event about specifically "dressing slutty" - wear whatever you like, whatever you feel comfortable in.


James R. Thompson CenterChicago, IL
United States
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