Birth Control Advocacy of the Day: In a direct attack on the GOP’s War on Women, a new project called “Sluts Across America” has been launched to highlight the absurdity of judging those who use birth control “for totally valid, responsible, and mature reasons”; show that supporters of reproductive rights exist everywhere; and re-appropriate and take ownership of the derogatory term “slut.”
The site involves a simple interface that asks users to input their location and a reason for supporting access to birth control. It then displays the users’ statements and locations anonymously, under the heading “I’m a slut because…”
Here goes: “I’m a slut because caring for kids whilst writing The Daily What would be disastrous.”
[thanks, anonymous! ssa]
…because I refuse to let anyone else make decisions about my body.