"We teach girls shame. Close your legs. Cover yourself. We make them feel as though by being born female, they are already gulty of something. And so girls grow up to be women who cannot say tney have desire. Who silence themselves. Who cannot say what they truly think. Who have turned pretence into an art form." ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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"A woman's body is not your business" [click on this image to find a short video, which takes up the discourse on slut shaming]

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"Ask ten adults to define a 'slut' and you'll hear things like: a woman who has sex with lots of men; a woman who sleeps around; a woman who has casual sex; a woman who flaunts her body. They'll probably also use words like loose, easy, tra shy, cheap, and desperate. Someone might say: a woman who has the sexual appetites of a man. No one will say: a mythical creature dreamt up by people..." [click on this image to find a short video, which examines the discourse on slut shaming]

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"Once I thought I was a slut then I realized I was acting like a man" [Click on this image to find an analysis of the Madonna-whore complex, as illustrated in Lupe Fiasco's recent music video "Bitch Bad"]

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"Slut shaming is rape culture. Virgin praising is rape culture. Women are entitled to wear what they want, when they want. It shouldn't be up to them to look out for rapists, it should be up to men to stop raping...It's like putting fish in front of a shark and expecting it not to take it! YOU ARE NOT A SHARK." [click on this image to find a short clip about the so-called "Duke fuck-list," and draw on it to explore stereotypes and expectations about women and sexuality]

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"Imagine how socially unacceptable the character of 007 would be if it were a female agent, for sleeping with a different man in every movie." Thanks for sharing this, Rakesh!

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"If you haven't, you're a prude. If you have. You're a slut. It's a trap." [click on this image to find an analysis of the Madonna-whore complex, which draws from Lupe Fiasco's music video "Bitch Bad"]

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Stop Slut Shaming - [Click on this image to find a short clip and analysis that contemplates the controlling images of Black women, from the Jezebel to the cult of true womanhood]

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"Virginity is a social construct" - [follow this link to find an analysis of the Madonna-whore complex, which draws from Lupe Fiasco's music video "Bitch Bad": http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/09/bitch-bad.html]

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"Essentially, the idea of a 'slut' is a myth told to women to keep them in their place. Just as Santa will not actually bring you coal..." [follow this link to find an analysis of the Madonna-whore complex, which draws from Lupe Fiasco's music video "Bitch Bad": http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/09/bitch-bad.html]

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