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Eve Ensler's Emotional Creature Speaks the Language of Girls

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Not every playwright wants their work to start a movement. That's where Eve Ensler differs. Therefore, it is not surprising that Ensler's new theatrical endeavor, Emotional Creature, would take on issues faced by girls across the world.

Make Way For the Emotional Creatures Who Aren't Afraid To Dance

Amy Leon | Posted 02.07.2013 | Teen
Amy Leon

It is the freedom to say the word "vagina" and not feel the need to do the apologetic cringe afterward, the courage to talk about my sexual abuse in public to hopefully empower other girls to free themselves of the experiences that bind them.

Nepal: Rising In The Himalayas

V-Day | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

Nepal is a country in transition. Whether it is the four lane highway that links Tribhuvan International Airport to the capital city of Kathmandu, or the innumerable new concrete constructions that intrude into the jade green rice fields of the country's rural hinterland, there are signs of change everywhere.

Who Are the 'Sheroes' In Your Life?

Reena De Asis | Posted 12.02.2012 | Impact
Reena De Asis

"Sheroes" are everyday people doing extraordinary things! They are the courageous women and men who actively stand up for women's rights.

Blame It on Eve: Ensler's 'Emotional Creature' Will Rock Your World

Kate Grant | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Kate Grant

Playwright Eve Ensler, made famous by her revolutionary Vagina Monologues, takes another bold, beautiful and inspiring step forward with her new play, Emotional Creature.

Skoll Lesson Two: Be More Outrageous and Disruptive

Pat Mitchell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Pat Mitchell

If one billion whales, or anything else, were being violated or destroyed, the world would rise up and demand an end to violence. Yet, year after year, women and girls on every continent, in ever country, lose their lives to violence.

'Vagina Monologues' Writer On Continuing To Fight Violence Against Women

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Playwright, activist, and feminist Eve Ensler has revitalized the terrain with her announcement on February 14 of the ONE BILLION WOMEN initiative. The goal is to have one billion women and men demonstrate their demand to end global violence against women.

10 Bizarre Facts About Valentine's Day

Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News

Think sappy couples on Valentine's Day are annoying? They don't hold a candle to those women who send themselves flowers: almost 10% of women actually...

Why Valentine's Day Was Better In Elementary School

Emma Gray | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Sometimes, though, after passing so many drugstores' tacky themed aisles and reading all of the frustrating "sad single women" articles that come out each and every February, I get nostalgic for simpler times: Valentine's Day, elementary school-style.

Kathleen Miles

L-U-V: How Craigslist Missed Connections & Johnny Thunders Led To A Punk Love Story | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles

"I already had a crush on him before we actually met," Tillie told The Huffington Post. Tillie and Jacob, who had never met, went to the Sept. 2011...

Meredith And Derek Can't Get Alone Time On 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

Valentine's Day can be a lot of fun for young couples, but the whole idea of the holiday can be truly put to the test when that couple are the parents...

I'm Stuck in a Bad Relationship, Part 1

Matt Petersen | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

What can we do to help the reduce the conflict and end this unfathomable violence against women and girls -- and increasingly boys -- in the Eastern Congo? As consumers, we can make a difference by demanding cell phones and electronic goods that are conflict mineral-free.

The V-Report

Eve Ensler | Posted 10.26.2011 | Women
Eve Ensler

How many women never spoke up or out about sexual assault? How many women were afraid to press charges? Let the DSK dismissal be our call to rise. Let so many of us speak out that it's a landslide and it turns the tide and the method of justice.

Exclusive Interview With Eve Ensler, Recipient of the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Marianne Schnall

Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is one of the most inspiring people on the planet, and I have been blessed to have a front row seat to her amazing journey.


Eve Ensler | Posted 07.12.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

I Am Over: A world that could allow, has allowed, continues to allow 400 thousand women, 23,00 women, or one woman to be raped anywhere, anytime of any day in the Congo.

Finding Hope In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Charlize Theron | Posted 06.13.2011 | Impact
Charlize Theron

When I visited the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time, I remember feeling utterly overwhelmed. It was a trip that really opened my eyes or, should I say, slapped me in the face.

For the Builders, the Planters, and the Refusers, on the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

When we finally have our voice and come together. When we stop turning on each other. When we stop worrying about our too frizzy hair or fat thighs. When we stop caring about making everyone so incredibly happy -- we got the power.

Washington Insiders Break the Silence on Violence Against Women in V-Day DC A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer 2011

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Diana Mao

V-Day is a global, activist movement to stop violence against women and girls and the catalyst behind creative events that revitalize the spirit of anti-violence against women organizations.

Last Minute V-Day Gifts

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

You're now officially feeling the heat -- not from the red hot, passionate romance you've been stoking, but that annual pressure to come up with the best Valentine's Day present ever.

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

Nothing Short of a Sexual Revolution

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Vagina is the most terrifying word in any language of any country I have ever been to. As it's the primary port of transmission of the AIDS virus, how women know their vaginas determines everything about their future.

No More Rape

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Why are we still arguing over the definition of genocide and femicide and spending fortunes counting the numbers of raped women rather than stopping the atrocities?

The Women's Conference 2010: Maria Shriver Inspires Women to be Architects of Change

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Maria Shriver says that she now understands that being outside your comfort zone doesn't mean you can't do it, you can't handle it, or that you are powerless. It just means that you are uncomfortable.

The Gift of Cancer

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

It happens like this. The doctor walks towards me. His face is ashen. He says we have found something. It does not look good.

Congo Cancer: My Cancer is Arbitrary Congo's Atrocities Are Very Deliberate

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

How does one survive cancer? Of course -- good doctors, good insurance, good luck. But the real healing comes from not being forgotten. From attention, from care, from love, from being surrounded by a community.