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I Am an Emotional Creature

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.

Rising Up

Sarah Anne Minkin | Posted 06.22.2012 | San Francisco
Sarah Anne Minkin

Our problems and our social movements are global. But are solutions are always local. They lie in connecting to each other, in committing to protecting a neighbor's safety and a sister's creativity, in affirming that life of a woman I haven't yet met is as precious as my own.

Meeting Emotional Creatures in Brooklyn

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Once upon a Saturday in Brooklyn, three young women walked into the Brooklyn High School of the Arts auditorium, although very different paths led them there.

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.

Eve Ensler, MTV Team Up For 'I Am An Emotional Creature' Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is known around the world for her play, "The Vagina Monologues," but her latest hit, "I Am An Emotional Creature," ...

Excerpting I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eve Ensler

I am an emotional creature. Things do not come to me as intellectual theories or hard-shaped ideas. They pulse through my organs and legs and burn up my ears.

Eve Ensler's Mission: Awaken the 'Girl Self'

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Eleven years after the launch of V-Day, Eve Ensler sets out to do for girls what she did for women--uncover the truth of their experiences and create a global dialogue. Her V-Girls campaign debuts this month.

Eve Ensler's 'I Am An Emotional Creature'

AlterNet | Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ensler describes the result as "a call to girls, about girls, for girls, around the world, to be their authentic selves," to overcome the "pressures t...

Eve Ensler's New Book

The New York Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Your new book, "I Am an Emotional Creature," is a collection of 30-plus fictional monologues in which you assume the confiding, often plaintive, voice...