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The “P Word”

Contrary to what you may see on television, my vagina doesn’t bleed translucent blue solvent. When I speak passionately or assert myself, it does not mean I am reaching that time of month. And, for the record, you know you can say the word, right? Period. The fact is, we
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The Vagina Monologues: Interviews with the cast

Each spring, UC Berkeley performs a benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues in conjunction with V-Day, a global activist movement that seeks to end violence against women and girls. Read more about this year’s production here.

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Custom Screening: The vagina dialogue

It seems that everyone this week had something to say about the word “vagina.” Last Thursday, Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives objected to State Representative Lisa Brown’s use of the word “vagina” during a debate about birth control, prompting a global debate about the word’s use. A week
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Eve Ensler’s new play packs ‘Emotional’ punch

Tears were shed Friday night at the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Ensler — Tony Award-winning playwright of the renown “The Vagina Monologues” —  brings forth a new play based on her New York Times best-selling novel of the same name under the
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What’s Onstage: The Vagina Monologues

The middle of February at Cal can mean a lot of things: Valentine’s Day, rainy days, and looming Add/Drop deadlines. But few things in February have as many far-reaching implications for women around the world than V-DAY at UC Berkeley. The official mission statement of V-DAY is a global movement
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