explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and “liking.” She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before and offers wisdom and strategies for alleviating its destructive effects on young women’s lives.
Young women are encouraged to express themselves sexually.
The skanks go to the beach and take pictures of themselves.
The base of Trini is English, with words, phrases and syntax borrowed unchanged from African, East Indian, Amerindian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and other languages. Sparrow, Mighty - Mighty Sparrow is the greatest Calypsonian in the world. Wine, Winin - A sexually suggestive dance using rthymic hip gyrations that can make the hula look tame, best done to calypso music. Yuh faddah head - An expression indicating disgust.
Trinidad was a Spanish colony until taken by the French and then the British 200 years ago. He hit the stage in 1956 with his Calypso Jean and Dinah to win the Calypso Monarch. What sweet in goat mout does sour in he bam bam - Fun today will cause problems in the future. Wining is a gyrating motion made by Trinbago women.
A drunk lady with a crunchy perm dances toward Martha. For Tina, who comes here almost every weekend, Twister's is everything her life isn't.
Tyrna, hold my woody back through my drawers, they demurely mouth in unison. To get to the bar, you're whisked through a maze of families polishing off platters of gravy and dumplings under intense fluorescent lighting. Twentysomethings gulp beers and shots with names like "Redheaded Slut." For young and restless Yanks, Twister's is a reprieve from the farms and factories of Middlefield, a place where the guys shoot pool and gussied-up girls mimic the moves of rap videos.
As Akon sings about slapping gyrating butts, Tina and Martha lip-synch, bouncing their bonnets to the beat. The smirk on Tina's face is a mixture of amusement and disgust. The way she climbs up and down them poles, lookin' like one of them Pretty Cat Dolls, she lip-synchs. It's hidden on an unlit, tree-lined road, tucked inside the Dutch Country Restaurant in Middlefield.