Donning pasties, attendees adorned with colorful tattoos, fishnets, combat boots and wrapped in yellow caution tape marched toward the west steps of the Capitol holding signs while chanting, “autonomy for all bodies.” Survivors of sexual violence and their allies first gathered at the amphitheater in Civic Center Park to kick off the 7th Annual SlutWalk […]
They came dressed in fishnets and in sun-dresses, in corsets and pants, and in pasties and jackets. They walked proudly bearing signs that advocate for consent and respect for women’s bodies. They came to take back the word “slut.” Denver SlutWalk, held on Saturday August 20, 2016 is an annual movement that began in 2011. […]
A group of students from Auraria’s Gay-Straight Alliance and Metro’s Feminist Alliance were among the crowd who marched and protested at Denver’s Slutwalk July 2 at Civic Center Park. The original Slutwalk event took place April 3 in Toronto following a police official’s Jan. 24 comment: “Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” Since then, many Slutwalks have been held or are being planned in multiple cities around the world.