Mount Holyoke Cancels "The Vagina Monologues" For Transgender Students

Women's college Mount Holyoke has decided to stop performing Eve Ensler's classic play "The Vagina Monologues." The college has been annually performing theater classic for decades, but since Mount Holyoke redefined its definition of "woman" to include transgender students, many felt the play was neither inclusive nor… » 1/15/15 10:30pm 1/15/15 10:30pm

Eve Ensler and The Vagina Monologues Have Been Summoned to Lansing by…

When Michigan State Representative Lisa Brown (a Democrat, if you can believe it) said "vagina" on the floor of the state legislature, her male Republican colleagues immediately silenced her for fear that she had started a Candyman-like incantation that, if completed, would summon Eve Ensler to and her Vagina… » 6/17/12 11:30am 6/17/12 11:30am

Pop Culture Is Literally Teeming with Vaginas

Has anyone noticed that "vagina," the trisyllabic word for a vagina, has been popping up everywhere recently? You can hardly turn on the TV or go to the movies without running into like a hundred "vaginas," a fact that is sometimes praised as evidence of gender equality, and other times derided as yet another crass,… » 5/28/12 12:25pm 5/28/12 12:25pm

Badass, Self-Described Feminist Jane Fonda Drops The C-Word On Today

As many already know, actresses/activists Jane Fonda and Eve Ensler were welcomed onto the Today show this morning in honor of the 10th anniversary of Ensler's Vagina Monologues, the one-woman, pussy-positive show that has since become a staple of college campuses. And what a welcome they gave back! Ensler and Fonda,… » 2/14/08 10:00am 2/14/08 10:00am