64 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- A brief history of slut shaming -- Why do people bully and shame? -- The danger of words -- Advice for the shamer and the shamed -- Breaking the cycle of shame -- Glosssary -- For more information -- For further reading -- Bibliography -- Index.
All types of bullying are toxic, but one kind known as slut shaming can have particularly nasty consequences. Slut shaming supports a culture that tries to control womens choices. This culture leads to higher rates of sexual assault, depression, and even suicide. Women who are slut shamed online face additional harm to their reputations, particularly in their college and professional careers. This resource will explain what slut shaming is, why it is so harmful, and how to stop feeding into the culture that supports it.
9781508171157 (library bound) :
1508171157 (library bound)
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