#YesAllWomen

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Today we have a post from Emily Lindin, who created the Unslut Project: an organization dedicated to promoting gender equality and sex positivity by raising awareness about sexual bullying and slut shaming. She’s also a Wattpadder and has shared her own experiences with sexual bullying in her story The Unslut Project

Hash tags can be fun, but they can also be incredibly powerful. One example of a particularly important hash tag is #YesAllWomen, which emerged this past weekend in response to the horrific killing spree that took place near the University of Santa Barbara. Women all over the world are using #YesAllWomen to share their personal experiences with misogyny, from everyday street harassment, to slut shaming and even rape. All of us, regardless of gender, can gain some really valuable insight about the lived experiences of others by reading these tweets. Here, I’ve collected some of the #YesAllWomen tweets that are most relevant to the message of The UnSlut Project.