Monthly Archives: November 2011

Call for ({V})isual Art Entries

V-Day, founded 14 years ago by playwright Eve Ensler, is a worldwide movement to raise awareness and end violence against women and girls. The 5th Annual V-Day Petaluma 2012, a campaign that includes performances of “A Memory, A Monologue, A … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Know Your Rights

By Chloe Massman, V-Girls Action Team Member Hot Springs, South Dakota http://www.v-girls.org/ Ladies! It’s time to know your rights! When you are in school, there are rules laid in place through Title IX to keep you safe. Sometimes your teachers … Continue reading

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({V})olunteers Are Our FOUNDATION!

V-Day Petaluma is an All-Volunteer Campaign Without the strengh, support, and energy of our volunters, V-Day could not happen.  Our volunteers have worked in the areas of cast, technical crew, producing, directing, merchandise, graphic design, soliciting sponsors and/or donations, running … Continue reading

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Code Of Silence

“There’s a code of silence that we don’t dare speak, There’s a wall between and the river’s deep…” – Bruce Springsteen “Code of Silence“ In the recent tragedy at Penn State it is reported that trusted Coach Jerry Sandusky was … Continue reading

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Dear Port-au-Prince, Bukavu & New Orleans V-Sisters

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The Face of Modern Slavery

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF Phnom Penh, Cambodia ( Somaly Mam, left, helped Srey Pov after she escaped from a brothel.) When I write about human trafficking as a modern form of slavery, people sometimes tune out as their eyes glaze over. So, Glazed Eyes, … Continue reading

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V-Day Releases A Statement On The Facebook Rape Pages

V-Day joins thousands of activists around the world and organizations like Change.org to urge Facebook to remove all pages that employ sexual intimidation, threat or terrorism expressed in either serious or jocular language. These pages make Facebook an unsafe place … Continue reading

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New Technology for Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims

Susan Murphy-Milano, an intimate partner specialist, is unveiling new high-tech application which gives a voice to victims of domestic violence at the Techno‐Forensic Conference this week in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The application – developed by WetStone Technologies, a wholly owned … Continue reading

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Over It

I am over rape. I am over rape culture, rape mentality, rape pages on Facebook. I am over the thousands of people who signed those pages with their real names without shame. I am over people demanding their right to … Continue reading

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V-Day Petaluma 2012 Productions Announced!

FEATURING STAGED PRODUCTIONS OF: “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant & A Prayer” February 17 & 18 “The Vagina Monologues” March 1, 2 & 3 At the Award Winning Pelican Art Gallery Performed by members of the Petaluma community … … Continue reading

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