UnSlut: A Documentary Film is this 2016 winner in PBS’s To The Contrary All About Women & Girls Film Festival. The film explores modern society’s treatment of women with a focus on sexual bullying aka “Slut Shaming”. Using interviews with survivors, family members, professors, authors , doctors and volunteers dissect and define the phenomenon of the “slut”.
When I wrote about the Daniel Holtzclaw case for TitsandSass I was happy the piece was generally well received, but sadly there have been ignorant people who felt that including instances where Black trans women were violated somehow detracted from the article. Those people are assholes.
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Daniel Holtzclaw is hopefully going to spend the rest of his natural life in jail after targeting low-income black women. If you listen to my podcast After Dark or follow me on twitter, you’ve heard about the case of serial rapist former police Oklahoma City officer Daniel Holtzclaw. I had the honor of expressing some of the many complicated feelings stirred up by this trial, its coverage and what it means for Black sex workers. Please head over to TitsandSass to read it :