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Breaking Ground Monologues Explore Diverse Voices on Gender, Race, Sexuality

Breaking Ground writers and performers gathered for a rehearsal on Monday night.  Photos by Marie von Hafften.

Emma Dahl

February 21, 2013

This weekend, the student organization Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment (FACE) will be presenting the Breaking Ground Monologues. A sort of alteration of the annual Vagina Monologues which FACE has traditionally put on, these monologues are written by Whitman students and faculty. Seniors...

Whitman women take action against violence with ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Mallory Martin

February 23, 2012

Starting this Friday, Feb. 24, Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment and the Voices of Planned Parenthood will bring V-Day, an event of global activism, to campus. V-Day is a campaign and organization that fights for an end to violence against women and girls that was started in 1988 by Eve...

Vagina Monologues promote dialogue about violence against women

Rachel Alexander

February 10, 2011

Once a year at Whitman, a dozen women stand on stage and talk to the audience about their vaginas. The Vagina Monologues is well known as a provocative and edgy piece of theater, but it's also part of a global movement called V-Day, which aims to end violence against women. "We get you in the door...

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