"Slut"

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A friend was recently under the mistaken impression that I was sleeping with another friend (male). He asked me why she would care, let alone feel the need to police my sexuality as a single woman.
I told him that as women, we are not supposed to be sexual creatures. And as such, we are taught to police each other's actions. For example, it is usually women who select which woman is considered a slut, rather than men. This contributes to the mistaken belief that women cannot get along together for any period of time.
These behaviours have been so ingrained into us so that we don't form bonds of sisterhood and thus threaten the patriarchy. We're supposed to be catty bitches who are too busy backstabbing each other to link forces and shatter the chastity belts we have imposed upon each other for our own "good."

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