SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence

SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558618718
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date: 03/15/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 915,599
File size: 691 KB

About the Author

Katie Cappiello is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of The Arts where she studied a combination of Drama, Women's Studies, and Applied Theater. She has written several award-winning plays and taught theater to young people for the last decade.

Meg McInerney is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of The Arts. She has been honored by the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the United States Congress for her pioneering work with theater and young people.

Table of Contents

Why StopSlut? Jennifer Baumgardner 13

Reality Check From Young Voices 21

Why SLUT? Theater as Activism Katie Cappiello Meg McInerney 69

SLUT: The Play Katie Cappiello 75

Production Notes 157

Discussion Questions 161

Slut in the Age of the Internet Leora Tanenbaum 167

Who Really Benefits from Slut Shaming? Duane de Four 175

My Story: Shaming and Assault in the Queer Community John Kelly 191

An Open Letter From Black Women to the SlutWalk Farah Tanis 205

Slut on the Latina Body Veronica Arreola 213

When Cyberbullies Attack, Teen Girls Will Fight Back: A Countermeme Jamia Wilson 221

Dress Codes or How Schools Skirt Around Sexism and Homophobia Soraya Chemaly 229

Decoding Title IX Sarah Rankin 237

The Global Slutting of Female Sexuality: An Interview with Yasmeen Hassan: The Arts Effect All-Girl Theater Company 243

Teaching SLUT: Empowering Students to Understand Slut Shaming and Rape Culture Ileana Jiménez 257

It's Time to StopSlut Katie Cappiello Meg McInerney 271

Vive La Girl Résistance! An Afterword with Carol Gilligan Jennifer Baumgardner 301

StopSlut Glossary 313

About the Editors 315

About the Contributors 317

Acknowledgments 323

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