My Experience at the 2014 Melbourne Slut Walk

Men's Rights Australia

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By:Samuel Enderby

On Saturday, August 6, I performed my first investigation of a Melbourne Slut Walk and, in the process, learned a lot of very interesting things about the mindset of the people who attended by interviewing a handful, including an organiser, a political campaigner, and a few regular people.

Unfortunately, things started quite poorly with my very first interviewee stumbling over the first question I asked her which was simply, “Why are you here today?”. That was a bit of a worry, not to mention a shock, but I guess some people really do just come along to things like this without really knowing why. Maybe thinking is a tool of the Patriarchy. Who knows? Others, alternatively, had clearly rehearsed & memorised answers for this question which were all a slight variant of, “I’m here today to show solidarity to my fellow brothers and sisters and to eliminate victim blaming when women are raped”. Which is really a non-answer given its clearly…

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