Shi­ra Tar­rant, PhD is asso­ciate pro­fes­sor in women’s, gen­der, and sex­u­al­i­ty stud­ies at Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty, Long Beach. She is the author and edi­tor of sev­er­al books includ­ing Men and Fem­i­nism (Seal Press) and 21st Cen­tu­ry Sex: Con­tem­po­rary Issues in Plea­sure and Safe­ty (Rout­ledge, forth­com­ing). Read more at Shi​raTar​rant​.com.
Slut-Shaming Hurts Every Woman—Including Mean Girls
Disguising sexist harassment as infighting among young women obscures issues of their safety and agency.