Monthly Archives: August 2012

From India to the U.S., No One Deserves This

We Are All Sonali ~ Soraya Chemaly Huffington Post 8/28/2012 Why is it so hard for some people to understand that women’s bodies are their own? This is what Eve Ensler calls a #ReasonToRise: Today 27-year-old Sonali Mukherjee will have surgery to help … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising is Coming!

Prepare for ONE BILLION RISING Petaluma – February 14, 2013! STRIKE – DANCE – RISE!   “There is a loud trembling unspoken story of women about to break to the surface of the world. It must break through if we … Continue reading

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Code Pink Vaginas Protest RNC

Protesters Dressed as Giant Vaginas Greet Republican National Convention Attendees ~ Erin Gloria Ryan Jezebel   Tidbit 1: Attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida were greeted today by a group of protesters dressed in giant vagina costumes. … Continue reading

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Rape: A Method of Conception

How many of you heard this interview LAST week?  Did you see it in the media?  Read the article below, then watch the video. Paul Ryan Said Something That Should Force Him Off the Ticket, But You Probably Didn’t Hear … Continue reading

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Only Witches Float?

Here is an interesting article out of the LA Times linking Todd Akin’s recent comments about rape to American history. Rep. Todd Akin’s ideas about rape hark back to the colonial era In early America, such notions had profound implications … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Akin, I Want You to Imagine…

Dear Todd Akin, I am writing to you tonight about rape. It is 2 AM and I am unable to sleep here in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I am in Bukavu at the City of Joy to serve and … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising and the City of Joy

Watch this video on the City of Joy and its first group of graduates, as well as Eve’s announcement of ONE BILLION RISING: STRIKE~DANCE~RISE!    February 14, 2013 Prepare to DANCE ~ DANCE ~ DANCE, Petaluma!

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Victim of Sexual Abuse by Coach Claims Olymic Gold in Judo

By Gary Mihoces, USA Sports LONDON – Atop the podium with the USA’s first Olympic gold medal in judo around her neck, Kayla Harrison had a grin that looked like it might last forever. But at the first note of … Continue reading

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