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Yesterday in downtown Los Angeles, Amber Rose led hundreds of women, men, transgender supporters in her first annual SlutWalk march!

SlutWalk, a protest first organized in Toronto in 2011, originally served to give a voice to victims of rape, after a Toronto police officer advised that women “avoid dressing like sluts” to avoid being raped. The protest has now taken on a more broad cause, empowering victims of sexual assault, sex workers of all backgrounds, and supporting the bodily autonomy of women.

As foreshadowed by her and Blac Chyna‘s daring and powerful fashion statements at this year’s VMAs, Amber Rose has embarked on an endless campaign to support marginalized groups who are shamed for their choices regarding sexuality. Hundreds of women joined Amber‘s protest, proving that these people who are mocked and degraded daily for their life-choices, and we commend her for bringing light to the SlutWalk campaign.

A former exotic dancer, Rose paused the campaign to speak on her reason for creating her SlutWalk cause. “People are ignorant. You have to be the bigger person.” She also broke down in tears while forgiving her two exes saying of Wiz, “…he came out with that song that really hurt me. All I ever did was love him, and give him a beautiful son.” Although Amber warned the press and paparazzi about asking KimYe questions, she also forgave Kanye for his incredibly childish “30 Showers” remark he made on the radio in reference to their break-up.

Check out more pictures from the event in the gallery below.

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If you remember the Ashley Madison scandal a few months ago, did you know that while a few cheating husbands were hurt in that process, there were also sex workers who were outed as well? Some of those women were friends of mine, that spoke in this article, and they’ve had their real names, addresses, children’s names and school information, their bodies and just about everything else exposed to the world because of people who either hate women, or hate sex, or both.

No matter what you think of Amber Rose, or the name “SlutWalk” for a campaign, everything that she’s doing right now is extremely important. The LGBT community, women of color, and sex workers (strippers, cam girls, escorts, etc.) all have a voice and stories to be told. These are still people, and people who are providing a service to make ends meet for themselves, and their lives matter. You can’t demand something from somebody, pay her for it, and then call her out of her name.

There’s a huge new change on the horizon for these marginalized groups, and I’m more than happy to have Amber Rose, Blac Chyna, Nicki Minaj, or anybody else at the helm of the ship.

Visit Amber Rose‘s SlutWalk website here, or like the official SlutWalk Facebook page.