A group of college women have planned an overnight Slut Walk in Compton to protest sexual assault. The group will wear nothing but thongs and nipple stars to highlight the impact of rape culture on college campuses.

Becky Richards, a sophomore majoring in gender theory and palm reading, organized the protest with women from three Los Angeles colleges. “I wanted to do something productive to fight the objectification of women,” she told a reporter. “So I thought I’d take the message of slut pride to a new place.”

The walk will begin on Acacia Avenue at 10pm Saturday night and continue until the protestors reach a shelter in Crenshaw. “We’re gonna have a few drinks and bring our pillows,” Richards said. “Our main concern is police interference, so we will be requesting that LAPD leave us alone.”

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Created to combat unconscious misogyny, Slut Walks have become an international phenomenon. Feminists around the world have encouraged the head-turning protests, which usually consist of barely-clothed women painted with epithets like “slut” and “whore.” The protests are a response to the rising belief that rape culture and “systemic slut shaming” are powerful forces that cause men to commit real world sexual assaults.

Feminist activists strive to use the walks to eliminate the misogynistic venom associated with the word slut. If society flaunts male promiscuity, they say, then women should be able to as well.

“Being a slut is empowering,” said Kelly Bridges, who organized a recent Slut Walk in Berkley. “I’m proud to say I was in a threeway last night with two Persian guys. I did end up calling the police on one of them, however.”

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Opponents have argued that Slut Walks, despite being well intentioned, do nothing to combat sexual violence and trivialize the value of risk management in preventing future crimes. Critics have also disagreed with the event’s narrow focus on combatting “rape culture,” a controversial concept with no verified link to rates of sexual assault.

College women like Richards, however, believe that Slut Walks are a necessary step in the fight for equality. “I’m sure Rosa Parks would be marching beside us in a floss thong if she was still here.”

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