slut shaming

Criticise me for having sex? I’ll have more of it. Dirty jokes? I’ll crack dirtier ones. Short skirt? The next one I’ll wear will be shorter – with a thigh slit.
It takes two to tango. And believe me, your man was not dancing blindfolded.
Whether women put out or not, they will always be sluts. Whether women hide every inch of their skin or walk around naked they will be a slut. Whether they shy away from physical contact or crave it, they will be labeled a slut.
I feel safe and liberated standing in front of a crowd topless. Its a way of reclaiming my body and sexuality. Free the Nipple is not about telling other women (or men) what to do, its about choice, body equality and perception.
There's no such thing as the friend zone. Yeah, I said it, and it's probably about time we stopped using it as an excuse for not getting what we want. Really, the 'friend zone' is a socially constructed coping mechanism used primarily by men to make their female counterparts feel guilty about rejecting them.
It's an daily challenge. It's constant questioning. Is my dress too tight? Is my bra showing? Is my skirt too short? How can you not feel shamed about your own natural anatomy when society propels standards that make you feel uncomfortable in your own skin.
This story is hardly an unusual one. Sex workers experience slut-shaming and other abuse as standard if they dare have a
The Sun enthusiastically reported Zoella 'cast off her squeaky clean image to pose in her knickers.' and was 'ditching her wholesome image' whilst the Mail Online questioned whether she was 'trying to widen her fanbase?'
We need a society that can praise all these different women, with their many different ways of empowering themselves. Some may get naked to feel confident and empowered, but others may emphasise their career success, their financial gain or their academic achievements. Or they may do all of the above; after all, women are not one-dimensional beings, just like men.