Category Archives: Victims

2015 ({V})Warrior announced

A ({Vagina})Warrior is a vagina-friendly person of any gender identification who embodies the spirit of equality and empowerment, and assists in the battle to end violence against women. Each V-Season we select an individual in the community we feel represents the … Continue reading

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4 days til the ({V})

Yes!  Four days til V-Day Petaluma’s 2015 production of The Vagina Monologues!  Hope you have your tickets!  If not, here are the details … Show Only, advance – $20 (now through noon of show date) from BrownPaperTickets or Fourchette Show … Continue reading

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Chinese Women Defend Their Vaginas

by Rachel Lu Foreign Policy When 17 female students at the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), one of China’s most prestigious colleges, posted photographs of themselves holding up messages like “My Vagina Says: I Want Freedom,” they probably didn’t expect … Continue reading

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V-Day/OBR Petaluma Call for ART

 

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Smart Move, UC Berkeley!

Cal Consent Campaign Posters Remind You Halloween Costumes Aren’t An Excuse To Be Rapey by Tyler Kingkaide HuffPost A student-driven campaign at the University of California-Berkeley is reminding people on campus that no matter how revealing a Halloween costume might … Continue reading

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Jock Culture Isn’t Rape Culture When Women Are Playing Sports

by Erin Gloria Ryan Jezebel Lizzy Seeberg, Daisy Coleman, the Steubenville rape victim — all three young women were targeted by young men who had two things in common: they felt entitled to the bodies of women regardless of whether … 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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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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URGENT! Rise for VAWA NOW!

RISE – THIS IS THE MOMENT The energy from ONE BILLION RISING continues with immediate action steps! This week the House of Representatives will be voting on their version of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Women’s groups, … 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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