The work was not easy for hookers, though, in whatever era they worked. Some things you can't unsee. Sometimes the life of the hooker-turned-housewife was reversed. Amanda Todd15, hung herself after being blackmailed and called a slut over revealing photos an adult had pressured her to take years before. It has little to do with the number of our sexual partners, or the way we dress or flirt, or if we take birth control or not. Society is so concerned over women and girls' potential for promiscuity that we create dress codesschool curriculaeven legislation around protecting women's supposed purity.
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What makes a slut? The only rule, it seems, is being female
The truth is, we're setting our daughters up to be "sexy" from the time they're in grade school. Her first book on the subject, Slut! Some, such as Maria Williamson, owned half a dozen houses of prostitution. So what makes you a slut? And while these ladies and Verlander's privacy was violated, that doesn't give everyone a free pass to assume just because our pictures haven't landed on the web that we're any better or smarter or less slutty than anyone involved.