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Some popular responses have also questioned the wisdom of using the word "slut," even suggesting that "far from empowering women, attempting to reclaim the word has the opposite effect, simply serving as evidence that women are accepting this label given to them by misogynistic men," concluding "Women should not protest for the right to be called slut."<ref>{{cite news|last=Arthurs|first=Deborah|title=Thousands of scantily-clad women to march in London as 'SlutWalk' protest reaches UK |accessdate=15 June 2011|newspaper=Daily Mail|date=10 May 2011}}</ref> [[Black feminists]] have accused Slutwalk of being exclusionary to [[women of color]], saying "As Black women, we do not have the privilege or the space to call ourselves “slut” without validating the already historically entrenched ideology and recurring messages about what and who the Black woman is."<ref>{{cite web|title=An Open Letter from Black Women to the SlutWalk|url=http://www.blackwomensblueprint.org/2011/09/23/an-open-letter-from-black-women-to-the-slutwalk/}}</ref> [[Keli Goff]] ironically entitled her response: "Dear Feminists, Will You Also Be Marching In N***erwalk? Because I Won't."<ref>{{cite web|last=Goff|first=Keli|title=Dear Feminists, Will You Also Be Marching In N***erwalk? Because I Won't.|url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/keli-goff/slutwalk-new-york_b_993261.html|work=Huffington Post|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref>
 
Some popular responses have also questioned the wisdom of using the word "slut," even suggesting that "far from empowering women, attempting to reclaim the word has the opposite effect, simply serving as evidence that women are accepting this label given to them by misogynistic men," concluding "Women should not protest for the right to be called slut."<ref>{{cite news|last=Arthurs|first=Deborah|title=Thousands of scantily-clad women to march in London as 'SlutWalk' protest reaches UK |accessdate=15 June 2011|newspaper=Daily Mail|date=10 May 2011}}</ref> [[Black feminists]] have accused Slutwalk of being exclusionary to [[women of color]], saying "As Black women, we do not have the privilege or the space to call ourselves “slut” without validating the already historically entrenched ideology and recurring messages about what and who the Black woman is."<ref>{{cite web|title=An Open Letter from Black Women to the SlutWalk|url=http://www.blackwomensblueprint.org/2011/09/23/an-open-letter-from-black-women-to-the-slutwalk/}}</ref> [[Keli Goff]] ironically entitled her response: "Dear Feminists, Will You Also Be Marching In N***erwalk? Because I Won't."<ref>{{cite web|last=Goff|first=Keli|title=Dear Feminists, Will You Also Be Marching In N***erwalk? Because I Won't.|url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/keli-goff/slutwalk-new-york_b_993261.html|work=Huffington Post|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref>
   
{{quote box | width=25em| bgcolor=#B0C4DE |align=left|qalign=right |quote=<div style="text-align:left;">"...at a moment when questions of sex and power, blame and credibility, and gender and justice are so ubiquitous and so urgent, I have mostly felt irritation that stripping down to skivvies and calling ourselves sluts is passing for keen retort..." '''&mdash;Rebecca Traister, The New York Times'''<ref>{{cite web|last=Traister|first=Rebecca|title=Ladies, We Have a Problem|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/magazine/clumsy-young-feminists.html?_r=4&pagewanted=all|work=The New York Times|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref> </div> |}}Others have noted that the use of the word "slut" raises the hackles of those anxious about the "“pornification” of everything and the pressure on young girls to look like Barbie dolls."<ref>{{cite news|title=The 'SlutWalk' phenomenon: Women refuse to take the blame for rape|url=http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=24838|accessdate=14 June 2011|newspaper=Socialist Worker|date=17 May 2011}}</ref> [[Melinda Tankard Reist]], notable for her stance against sexualisation of children in modern pop culture, said: “I believe the name will marginalise women and girls who want to be active in violence prevention campaigns but who don’t feel comfortable with personally owning the word slut."<ref>{{cite news|last=O'Brien|first=Susie|title=Ladies and friends will dress to tramp in ‘SlutWalk’|url=http://news.maars.net/blog/2011/05/11/ladies-and-friends-will-dress-to-tramp-in-slutwalk/|accessdate=Jul 11, 2011|newspaper=Herald sun|date=May 11, 2011}}</ref> British Conservative MP [[Louise Mensch|Louise Bagshawe]] has objected to SlutWalk "on the grounds that it "lionises promiscuity", which she says is harmful."<ref>{{cite news|last=Moore|first=Suzanne|title=Being a slut, to my mind, was mostly fun – wearing and doing what you liked|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/may/14/slutwalk-female-dress-no-ones-business|accessdate=14 June 2011|newspaper=The Guardian|date=Saturday 14 May 2011|location=London}}</ref> She also added "promiscuity is not equality."<ref>{{cite web|title=Newsnight - Zoe Margolis|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LytfEBYjiiQ|accessdate=14 June 2011}}</ref> Guy Randle has contrasted SlutWalk with ''[[Reclaim the Night]]'' protests, saying they "resisted the deep cultural pull to make women into objects rather than subjects, to be constituted by the male gaze... there was no way to watch ''Reclaim The Night'' and feel like, or be, a voyeur."<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/05/17/rundle-the-phones-are-manned-vote-now-on-sl-twalk/ |title=‘The phones are manned, vote now on Slutwalk’ |publisher=Crikey|date=2011-05-17 |accessdate=2011-05-30}}</ref> At worst, it has been said that "SlutWalkers have internalised their abuse"<ref>{{cite news|last=Gould|first=Tanya|title=Marching with the SlutWalkers|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/07/marching-with-the-slutwalkers|accessdate=Jul 10, 2011|newspaper=The Guardian|date=7 June 2011|location=London}}</ref> and SlutWalk is "the [[pornification]] of protest."<ref name="Valenti"/><ref>{{cite web|last=Campbell|first=Marlo|title=Reclaim it? We don’t want it: Dismantling rape culture will not succeed by using words that perpetuate it|url=http://www.uptownmag.com/news-and-views/and-another-thing/Reclaim-it-We-dont-want-it-131620213.html|work=Uptown|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref>
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{{quote box | width=25em| bgcolor=#B0C4DE |align=left|qalign=right |quote=<div style="text-align:left;">"...at a moment when questions of sex and power, blame and credibility, and gender and justice are so ubiquitous and so urgent, I have mostly felt irritation that stripping down to skivvies and calling ourselves sluts is passing for keen retort..." '''&mdash;Rebecca Traister, The New York Times'''<ref>{{cite web|last=Traister|first=Rebecca|title=Ladies, We Have a Problem|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/magazine/clumsy-young-feminists.html?_r=4&pagewanted=all|work=The New York Times|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref> </div> |}}Others have noted that the use of the word "slut" raises the hackles of those anxious about the "“pornification” of everything and the pressure on young girls to look like Barbie dolls."<ref>{{cite news|title=The 'SlutWalk' phenomenon: Women refuse to take the blame for rape|url=http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=24838|accessdate=14 June 2011|newspaper=Socialist Worker|date=17 May 2011}}</ref> [[Melinda Tankard Reist]], notable for her stance against sexualisation of children in modern pop culture, said: “I believe the name will marginalise women and girls who want to be active in violence prevention campaigns but who don’t feel comfortable with personally owning the word slut."<ref>{{cite news|last=O'Brien|first=Susie|title=Ladies and friends will dress to tramp in ‘SlutWalk’|url=http://news.maars.net/blog/2011/05/11/ladies-and-friends-will-dress-to-tramp-in-slutwalk/|accessdate=Jul 11, 2011|newspaper=Herald sun|date=May 11, 2011}}</ref> British Conservative MP [[Louise Mensch|Louise Bagshawe]] has objected to SlutWalk "on the grounds that it "lionises promiscuity", which she says is harmful."<ref>{{cite news|last=Moore|first=Suzanne|title=Being a slut, to my mind, was mostly fun – wearing and doing what you liked|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/may/14/slutwalk-female-dress-no-ones-business|accessdate=14 June 2011|newspaper=The Guardian|date=Saturday 14 May 2011|location=London}}</ref> She also added "promiscuity is not equality."<ref>{{cite web|title=Newsnight - Zoe Margolis|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LytfEBYjiiQ|accessdate=14 June 2011}}</ref> Guy Randle has contrasted SlutWalk with ''[[Reclaim the Night]]'' protests, saying they "resisted the deep cultural pull to make women into objects rather than subjects, to be constituted by the male gaze... there was no way to watch ''Reclaim The Night'' and feel like, or be, a voyeur."<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/05/17/rundle-the-phones-are-manned-vote-now-on-sl-twalk/ |title=‘The phones are manned, vote now on Slutwalk’ |publisher=Crikey|date=2011-05-17 |accessdate=2011-05-30}}</ref> At worst, it has been said that "SlutWalkers have internalised their abuse"<ref>{{cite news|last=Gould|first=Tanya|title=Marching with the SlutWalkers|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/07/marching-with-the-slutwalkers|accessdate=Jul 10, 2011|newspaper=The Guardian|date=7 June 2011|location=London}}</ref> and SlutWalk is "the [[pornification]] of protest."<ref name="Valenti"/><ref>{{cite web|last=Campbell|first=Marlo|title=Reclaim it? We don’t want it: Dismantling rape culture will not succeed by using words that perpetuate it|url=http://www.uptownmag.com/news-and-views/and-another-thing/Reclaim-it-We-dont-want-it-131620213.html|work=Uptown|accessdate=7 February 2012}}</ref>aa
   
 
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