This short film about won an Oscar last night! All winners have been contacted by email. Volunteer spots now open!
When Eve Ensler first unleashed a string of feminist, body-positive, pro-sex monologues onto a New York City stage inthe themes resonated with many women. They also spawned a global anti-violence movement called V-Day, which opened a chapter in Raleigh in Listen Listening
Eliana Lopez says the only drama she wants to see is on the stage at the Brava Theater where she is producing the Spanish language version of the play "The Vagina Monologues. But there has been uproar after one of the actresses, Maria Conchita Alonso, appeared in an internet commercial endorsing Tea Party candidate and immigration hardliner Tim Donnelly who is running for California governor. The backlash has been swift.
Performance will benefit InterAct, a private nonprofit organization that provides safety, support, and awareness to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and V-Day. To learn more about V-Day Raleigh, e-mail the organization at vdayraleigh gmail. Last year over 5, V-Day benefits were held around the world raising funds and awareness towards ending violence against women. InRisings will focus on highlighting, creating and envisioning new, brave and radical artistic initiatives to bring in the new revolutionary world of equality, dignity and freedom for all women and girls.
Sorting out the intricacies of feminism, especially if like me you're not a feminist, can be a challenge. Can you demand equal treatment for your gender while still expecting men to open doors? Can you appreciate maternal instincts and the demands of a "domestic engineering" career while still fighting stereotypic depictions of women as baby-machines?
Pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse represent a major public health concern in the United States affecting one third of adult women. These disorders are determined by structural and mechanical alterations of the pelvic organs, their supporting muscles and connective tissues that occur mainly during pregnancy, vaginal delivery, and aging. In this talk, I will present the research that is currently being conducted in my lab to characterize the nonlinear mechanical properties of the vaginal tissue and the supportive structures.
Living on campus is an important and fun aspect of the Meredith College experience. Research shows living on campus helps with making friends and getting involved in college life. Click button below the video to turn off audio description.
V-Day Raleigh. There are numerous ways to make your voice heard. Thanks to the innovation of the internet and social media, your voice has the potential to have an audience of millions. While there are venues of activism that are powerful, I feel activism through art is one of the most powerful ways to make your voice heard.
Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Research Playwrights, Librettists, Composers and Lyricists. Browse Theatre Writers.