Category Archives: I Am An Emotional Creature

Eve Ensler & Staying Safe

Eve Ensler, author, Tony-award winning playwright, performer and activist, lives in New York City.  She is best known for having written “The Vagina Monologues.” Eve is also founder of the nonprofit V-Day, a global movement that uses films and stage … Continue reading

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We are RISING in 12 days!

What Does Justice Mean To You? One in Three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.  That equates to ONE BILLION WOMEN. One Billion Rising is global call to women survivors of violence and those … Continue reading

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Join Us November 20!

Join Us for Petaluma’s 2014 ({V}) Season Informational Meeting Wednesday, November 20 Hello V-Sisters & V-Brothers, What a wild ride our 2013 ({V}) season was with the addition of One Billion Rising!  Thank You to all who participated! And now … Continue reading

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Campuses Must Rise

College and university students continue to file sexual assault charges; administrations continue to violate Title IX.  Campuses, it’s time to RISE! UConn students file sexual assault complaints By Jason Song LA Times Joining a growing list of students who allege … Continue reading

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HANDS OFF, Crazy!

An excellent parody!  So, who’s up for choreographing a dance to this for OBR 2014?!    

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Impact of Female Literacy

October 17 was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (also known as World Poverty Day). Thank you to Compassion International for the reminder and educational graphic (click on image to enlarge view). When it comes to extreme poverty, many … Continue reading

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Campuses Are V-Focus 2014

In recent years there have been numerous reports across the nation of sexual assaults and rapes occurring on our college campuses.  Think Vanderbilt, Stanford, University of Virginia, William & Mary, Yale,  Brooklyn College, etc. Twenty-five percent of college women are … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: SERENDIPITY A CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER

SERENDIPITY A  CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER, co-owned by Doctors Michelle Arietta and Julie Restad, has been a ({V})Sponsor since 2010! In addition, Dr. Michelle Arietta was a cast member in the 2011 and 2012 productions of The Vagina Monologues and is a volunteer for our … Continue reading

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Silent No More – a walk to end violence

Join us for this Peaceful demand for an end to the violence against women and girls. SILENT NO MORE A Peaceful Walk For An End To The Violence Thursday, February 14 Meet 11:00am at: Oasis, 141 Second Street Begin Walk: … Continue reading

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Michael “Bug” Honors Women

Michael “Bug” Deakin of Petaluma’s Heritage Salvage and Reclamation Road, puts a personal flare on ONE BILLION RISING/TRIGGER WARNING/BREAK THE CHAIN.  Thanks you, Bug, for honoring all women with your own twist.  Listen to Bug and organizers of Petaluma’s ONE BILLION … Continue reading

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