Amber Rose On Women Empowerment: Being A Bad B*tch

Amber Rose On Women Empowerment: Being A Bad B*tch

Filed under: 
Sex & Recreation

You guys may have seen the video of Amber Rose crying on stage talking about Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa after the SlutWalk. If not, well here it is: 

Now, I know some of you don't even know what the Amber Rose SlutWalk is all about. It all started in Toronto after a police officer told a group of college girls that if they wanted to avoid sexual assault, they shouldn't be dressing like sluts.That event started a movement against sexual injustice, victim blaming, derogatory labeling and gender inequality. Amber Rose, who is, like so many other women on this planet, a victim of slut shaming, decided to create the Amber Rose SlutWalk in LA. She wanted the voice of marginalized groups such as women of color, transgenders and sex workers to be heard. The SlutWalk was also an inaugural event for the Amber Rose Foundation for Women Empowerment

As you may have guessed, the event was a subject of controversy. Some people think that the image Amber Rose displays on social medias is not appropriate and young girls should never take her as a role model. In other words posting pictures of her ass and boobs on Instagram is like selling her body. Some other people think that she is promoting one night stands and whorism. Some medias even said that she is just doing the SlutWalk to help promote her book How To Be A Bad Bitch that is set to be published this month. 

Amber Rose

Opinions people have on Amber Rose and her SlutWalk are proving that this walk was necessary. Why is it that we have to judge a woman for the choices she makes? The SlutWalk is a fight to change society's perspective on women. It shouldn't matter how you dress, what you do for a living, how drunk you were that night, whether you're black, white, asian, gay, transgender, rich or poor. No one has the right to take control over your body, over your life. Slut shaming is a thing and we have to stop acting like it's not. Every woman should have the right to do whatever she wants with her body without people making her feel embarrassed by her actions. Whether it's having thousands of piercings and tattoos or sleeping with thousands of men. Even though some people think Amber Rose's SlutWalk is shady, let's admit that she is trying her best to make people understand how important it is for women to own their body and have power over their life. A man will sleep with thousands of girls or be a stripper and will never be judge. So if we really want women to stop being slut shamed, it all starts by gender equality. And as long as society doesn't understand that, there always will be a police officer suggesting women to wear "decent clothes" so they don't get raped...

Sources: Header, 1, 2.

Share this article

Comments

Content Stream

EVERY SUNDAY. We feature the best underground tracks & remixes, and most of them are up for free download. We prioritize Canadian producers and acts but it is not exclusive. Every Sunday, we'll round-up all of our favourite remixes and tracks we've received through submissions and lay them out...
Young spitter REX is an up and comer straight out of Queens, New York. Upon first listen, you can indistinguishably hear the dark dualism within this artist. His alter egos often chimes in with bleak, grimy, and at times aggressive raps. In this hood anthem entitled “Let it Loose” , Rex and the...
Melbourne has got us swayin' - Oscar Key Sung shares his newest single titled "Shallow," a pure blend of meticulous amateur pop with R&B influences. This is a first look at new material the multi-talented artist has been working on in transition between Australia and Los Angeles. Oscar Key Sung...
If you live in Montreal, you've probably watched at least one music video from La Maison Bald Man . Xavier Cantin-Lemieux is a young visionary from Montreal who is best known today as a music video director for many young emerging talents. We've covered many of his videos on the site for acts such...
Yes, it's in Franglais. Final State is a band from Quebec city who've been around for about 2 years now. We've had an eye out for them for some time now, so we're extremely excited to share their new single and video for "WAYN?" - "WAYN?" (read: Where are you now? ) is a cut off Final State 's...
Connecticut-based solo artist Jay Pray learned how to make music growing up in rural Connecticut, both by playing and by recording in his own makeshift home studio. Jay Pray recently released a music video (or short film) for his single “Smile” which immediately struck an emotional chord with us...
She's proving herself to be the next diamond out of the 6. Toronto based artist Faiza emerged on the music scene back in 2014, with the release of her debut self titled EP. As soon as we heard about her latest single and video, we couldn't wait to share it with all of you. Her new single "Body Babe...
As soon as we layed our ears on this one we were hooked. Magic Bronson 's latest single "Nervous" is an amalgalm of good vibes, feelings and evokes emotions that are indescribable. Comprised of producers Michael Nicastro and Matthew Lieberman , they say that they will never write the same song...
Spirit Twin is a Brooklyn-based electronic duo, formed by Allen and Anna in 2015. There use of high hats, dreamy guitar riffs and layered ethereal vocals synthesize to create their own musical style and vibe. The music video for their song "Ferris Wheel" was directed by Audrey Bagley of Sealoch...
New York was a shitshow last weekend after 14 inches of snow was dumped onto the street in a matter of hours. Slightly unprepared, we made whatever warm(ish) looks we could, and were forced to repeat some outfits - probably a faux-pas at fashion week, but I mean how good is this camo MARKANTOINE...
The latest edition of La Poutine Week garnered quite the success following the previous years. This celebration happens around the same time every year, where restaurants in Montreal take the time to reimagine the way they’d like to introduce (or reintroduce) the classic Poutine in their own way...
EVERY SUNDAY. We feature the best underground tracks & remixes, and most of them are up for free download. We prioritize Canadian producers and acts but it is not exclusive. Every Sunday, we'll round-up all of our favourite remixes and tracks we've received through submissions and lay them out...