SlutWalk http://kplu.org en Hundreds march in Seattle 'Slutwalk' http://kplu.org/post/hundreds-march-seattle-slutwalk <p>Hundreds of women in skimpy outfits &ndash; plunging necklines and the shortest of shorts &ndash; disregarded the overcast 60 degree weather on Sunday and marched down the streets of Seattle&#39;s Capitol Hill neighborhood.</p><p>The march was part of a series of &quot;SlutWalks&quot; taking place this spring and summer in which scantily-clad women, and some men, take to the streets. They say they&#39;re protesting a culture in which the victim of a sexual assault is blamed, rather than the perpetrator.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 21:28:36 +0000 Vanessa Romo 1913 at http://kplu.org Hundreds march in Seattle 'Slutwalk' Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday http://kplu.org/post/protesting-sexual-assault-seattle-slutwalk-rally-sunday <p>Earlier this year, a Toronto police officer suggested women could avoid sexual assault by &quot;not dressing like sluts.&quot; That comment incited an international movement called SlutWalk, where activists dress in skimpy outfits to protest the treatment of sexual assault victims. This Sunday, June 19, Seattle will hold its own <a href="http://slutwalkseattle.com/">SlutWalk</a>. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 21:40:39 +0000 Vanessa Romo 1890 at http://kplu.org Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday