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This article discusses what women wear to SlutWalks. Some women in DC opted to march in the clothing they had worn when they were sexually assaulted: “pajamas to thigh-high boots.” One of the speakers at the DC demonstration noted that she was asked what she had been wearing when she was raped by law enforcement officials, the DA, and her friends and family.

http://www.thenation.com/article/163679/what-wear-slutwalk#

While the article quotes Jessica Valenti stating, “SlutWalks have become the most successful feminist action of the past twenty years,” the movement faces criticism on several fronts.

http://tothecurb.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/slutwalk-a-stroll-through-white-supremacy/

https://www.facebook.com/notes/blackwomens-blueprint/an-open-letter-from-black-women-to-the-slutwalk/232501930131880?notif_t=like

http://www.collectiveactiondc.org/2011/08/12/why-i-dont-care-to-slutwalk/

Image: "SlutWalk" protest in Toronto on April 3

Image courtesy of http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42927752/ns/us_news-life/t/cops-rape-comment-sparks-wave-slutwalks#.UHVxGa4lp8E

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