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  • Colleges Reject ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Because ‘In Order to Be a Woman, You Must Have a Vagina’

    10/24/2016 8:03:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | October 22, 2016 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    The Vagina Monologues is “antiquated” because it suggests “that in order to be a woman, you must have a vagina,” an American University student has claimed. Kendall Baron, a junior and a staffer at the Women’s Initiative, criticized the famous feminist play in an email first obtained by Campus Reform. The play “represents a binary representation of gender,” she wrote redundantly.
  • ‘Empowering’? Video shows Duke pornstar and ‘feminist’ being choked, degraded, and abused

    03/21/2014 8:04:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies ^ | March 20, 2014 | Ben Johnson
    DURHAM, NC, March 20, 2014 ( – During a national media blitz, the Duke University student who makes pornographic films to pay her tuition has said her experience in the industry has left her feeling “empowered” and uplifted. But an anti-pornography activist has posted a shocking video graphically undermining her claims. “My experience in porn has been nothing but supportive, exciting, thrilling, and empowering,” Miriam Weeks, who revealed that she performs under the name Belle Knox, wrote on the feminist website last month. “For me, shooting pornography brings me unimaginable joy.” “It is my artistic outlet: my love, my...
  • Men's Rights Activists Call For Boycott Of 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Citing Feminist Agenda

    05/16/2015 11:18:57 AM PDT · by drewh · 45 replies
    CNN/The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 16, 2015 AST
    A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick." Author Aaron Clarey admits he has not seen the film yet, but his self-proclaimed "spidey sense" noticed that Charlize Theron "talked a lot during the trailers" for the film, and he said Tom Hardy only seemed to have cameo appearances. "Charlize Theron's character barked orders to Mad Max," writes Clarey on Return of Kings. "Nobody barks orders to Mad Max." Clarey did not like reading reviews commending Theron for...
  • All-Women’s College Cancels “Vagina Monologues” Play Because It’s Not “Inclusive” of Transgender

    01/16/2015 5:51:02 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    How many transgender students are currently enrolled at Mount Holyoke? . . . Zero. Via Campus Reform: Mount Holyoke College, an all-women’s college in Massachusetts, is retiring its annual production of the Vagina Monologues this year because the play is not inclusive of transgender students. The annual production of the play is part of a country-wide tradition to perform Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues on Valentine’s Day to raise awareness about gender-based violence and usually coincides with the V-Day campaign. The proceeds are donated to sexual assault prevention organizations or women’s rights organizations.
  • Here's the reason this all-women's college cancelled its yearly 'Vagina Monologues'

    01/15/2015 3:33:38 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    washington examiner ^ | January 15, 2015 | | Ashe Schow |
    The “Vagina Monologues” was once a yearly tradition at Mount Holyoke College, an all-women’s school in Massachusetts. But not this year. The reason? Apparently the show is no longer feminist enough and actually hurts women because it doesn’t include monologues from trans-women. Suddenly, the most feminist play in America is both transphobic and racist. “At its core, the show offers an extremely narrow perspective on what it means to be a woman,” wrote Erin Murphy, a representative for the school’s Theatre Board, said in a campus-wide email obtained by Campus Reform. “Gender is a wide and varied experience, one that...
  • Pro-abortion politicians read obscene play The Vagina Monologues on steps of the state Capitol

    06/19/2013 7:05:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    life site ^ | Ben Johnson
    LANSING , MICHIGAN, June 19, 2012, ( – Two pro-abortion Michigan state legislators protested being banned from the House floor by staging a reading of “The Vagina Monologues,” an obscene play that in one section celebrates the molestation of a minor girl by an adult lesbian. During debate on the state’s wide-ranging pro-life bill last Thursday, Democratic State Representative Lisa Brown of West Bloomfield, said, “I’m flattered that you’re all so interested in my vagina, but no means no.” She and another female Democrat were censured – a move they protested by holding a reading of the play yesterday. Between...
  • Catholic Schools showing the Vagina Monologues

    02/07/2005 11:44:53 AM PST · by dangus · 60 replies · 8,682+ views
    from a review of V-Day ^ | 2/7/05 | dangus
    "Catholic" schools showing the Vagina Monologues: Loyola Marymount St. Mary's College of California Georgetown University DePaul University Saint Xavier University Loyola University-Chicago University of Notre Dame Loyola University-New Orleans St. Mary's College of Maryland Holy Cross Mount Holyoke Boston College Saint Louis University College of Saint Mary-Nebraska (Where is Abp. Bruskewicz?) Marymount College of New York College of St. Rose University of Detroit/Mercy Marist College Mt. Saint Vincent Fordham University Marymount Manhattan College St, John Fisher University of Dayton Lehigh University St. Francis University of Penna. Providence College St. Benedict College There are several other school son the list which...
  • Silenced Mich. lawmaker does 'Vagina Monologues'

    06/18/2012 7:23:01 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 66 replies
    AP ^ | June 18, 2012 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN
    A state lawmaker who says she was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying "vagina" during debate over anti-abortion legislation performed "The Vagina Monologues" on the Statehouse steps — with a hand from the author. Eve Ensler, whose groundbreaking play about women's sexuality still packs theaters 16 years after it debuted, oversaw Monday night's performance by Democratic state Rep. Lisa Brown, 10 other lawmakers and several actresses. Capitol facilities director Steve Benkovsky estimated about 2,500 spectators — women and men — watched the play in downtown Lansing from lawn chairs and blankets. Billed on...
  • Vaginas Demand Notice In Lansing

    06/18/2012 6:47:07 AM PDT · by jenk · 101 replies ^ | 6/18/12 | Jen Kuznicki
    Hey ya'll come to Lansing, there'll be plenty of vaginas.This whole controversy disgusts me, but hey, it's part of the reason why I'm not a Democrat. The false narrative that the media is running with on the vagina controversy in Lansing is basically what the Democrats say it's about. According to female Democrats, women are being censored on the House floor for daring to say the word vagina. So, in order to really really get those evil male Republicans to pay, the women plan to talk about taking mirrors to view the female genitalia, how the hair feels, orgasms, and...
  • 'Rush Limbaugh Show' responds to Brock

    03/21/2012 5:42:34 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/21/12 2:37 PM EDT | Brian Glicklich, Spokesperson, Rush Limbaugh Show
    David Brock is so outraged at Rush Limbaugh’s words of three weeks ago that he started organizing a protest — almost 3 years ago. It was planned ahead and activated at the first moment Brock could manipulate a media frenzy. Make no mistake, Brock’s “marketplace of ideas” offers only one brand: Brand Brock. All others will be forced off the shelves with intimidation and lies. Media Matters for America stands for censorship, and nothing more than that. Their ginned-up election year anger is directed at the words of their media political opposition — similar expressions are ignored when used by...
  • Editor of St Marys student newspaper: college ‘Catholic in name only’ [Catholic Caucus]

    05/06/2011 1:28:52 PM PDT · by topher · 6 replies ^ | 05-May-2011 | by Christine Dhanagom
    Editor of St. Mary’s student newspaper: college ‘Catholic in name only’ by Christine Dhanagom ... “Our identity as a Catholic college is in name only,” wrote Michael Bruer, in an article titled “My years at Saint Mary’s College” that appeared in the College’s official student newspaper, the Collegian. St. Mary’s has come under fire in the past for bringing the sexually-explicit play the Vagina Monologues to campus, and for hosting controversial speakers. ... and former domestic terrorist Bill Ayers delivered a lecture at the school in 2009.
  • Gonzaga VP invokes "Ex Corde Ecclesiae" to justify production of "The Vagina Monologues" [Catholic]

    03/26/2011 3:44:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Insight Scoop ^ | March 26, 2011 | Carl Olson
    This developing story is unbelievable. Well, not really. But, first, the believable: for some time now there has been a strong push by various faculty members and students at Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA) to have an on-campus production of "The Vagina Monologues" (TVM). Fomer president Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., while head of the Jesuit school (1998-2009), twice refused productions of the play; it was also vetoed last year. But now, it appears, TVM may very well be performed this year on the Gonzaga campus. Dr. Eric Cunningham, a professor of history at the school, wrote the following letter to The...
  • Notre Dame - No Vagina Monologues BUT Obama is Coming...

    04/07/2009 2:20:05 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 12 replies · 692+ views
    04/07/2009 | Responsibility2nd
    I'm sure there's a connection betwen the no-show of the Vagina Monologues at Note Dame'Vagina Monologues' canceled this year Observer Online - For the first time in eight years, Notre Dame students will not perform "The Vagina Monologues" at an on- or off-campus location. ... and the invitation of Barack Obama to speak at Notre Dame.... But I can't quite put my finger on it.
  • “An encouraging sign” (Stop to 'Vagina Monologues')

    03/09/2009 6:41:45 AM PDT · by kellynla · 7 replies · 535+ views
    California Catholic Daily ^ | March 9, 2009 | staff
    Jesuit Fr. Michael Engh, who took over as president of Santa Clara University on Jan. 1, has ordered the cancellation of a scheduled campus production of “The Vagina Monologues,” the Cardinal Newman Society reports. Santa Clara had hosted the play in previous years under its former president, Fr. Father Paul Locatelli, S.J., said the Newman Society. Father Engh’s action is an encouraging sign toward renewal and he deserves the thanks and gratitude of the Catholic faithful who have been praying for an end to the Monologues on Catholic campuses for the past seven years,” said Newman Society president Patrick J....
  • Faith of Our Feminists

    12/22/2008 9:03:19 AM PST · by bs9021 · 4 replies · 359+ views
    Campus Report ^ | December 22, 2008 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Faith of Our Feminists by: Malcolm A. Kline, December 22, 2008 One of the oddities of modern-day Catholic higher education, particularly in institutions run by Jesuit priests, is that Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues seems to be more ubiquitous on such campuses than Nativity scenes or Crucifixes. Recently, Rev. Kenneth Himes, OFM, explained how the Theology department at Boston College came to sponsor such a production. In comments to Michael Reer, editor-in-chief of The Observer, the Catholic newspaper at BC, Rev. Himes laid out his rationale for giving the show the go-ahead at BC. His comments did not make it into...
  • Feminist Eve Ensler urges women to vote against Sarah Palin

    09/25/2008 12:30:13 PM PDT · by pissant · 37 replies · 416+ views
    LA Times ^ | 9/25/08 | Liz Snead
    Feminist-activist Eve Ensler wants women across the country to vote against a woman. A woman named Sarah Palin, who's running for vice president on John McCain's Republican ticket. Men can join in too. On the Huffington Post, the acclaimed author of "The Vagina Monologues" blogs: “I write because I believe we hold this election in our hands. This vote is a vote that will determine the future not just of the U.S., but of the planet. It will determine whether we create policies to save the earth or make it forever uninhabitable for humans. It will determine whether we move...
  • ‘Monologues’ Planned at 41 Catholic Colleges

    01/25/2004 6:44:34 AM PST · by Diago · 55 replies · 3,462+ views
    ‘Monologues’ Planned at 41 Catholic Colleges(Last Update: 1/19/04)Cardinal Newman Society has launched its annual protest of the “Vagina Monologues,” a vulgar play that is reportedly planned for 41 Catholic campuses beginning in February 2004.That number, which is likely to increase in coming weeks, is already more than the 32 Catholic colleges and universities that hosted or sponsored the production last spring.  It was canceled last year at another 14 colleges and universities, thanks in part to the vocal opposition of Cardinal Newman Society and its members.The Campaign has already had an impact.  A student organizing the play at the...
  • V-Day Performances on 24 Catholic Campuses, 2007

    02/16/2007 2:26:19 PM PST · by Coleus · 7 replies · 415+ views
    Cardinal Newman Society ^ | Patrick J. Reilly
    Updated List of Schools Planning V-Monologues PerformancesThe University of Notre Dame has been remved from the list of schools planning V-Monologues performances. Updated February 15, 2007 (according to or confirmed by theschools)   MORE Bellarmine University Dr. Joseph J. McGowan, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205 (800) Boston College Rev. William Leahy, S.J., 18 Old Colony Rd., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467   (617) College of the Holy Cross Rev. Michael McFarland, S.J., 1 College St., Worcester, MA 01610  (508) College of Mount Saint Vincent Dr. Charles Flynn, Jr., 6301 Riverdale Ave., Riverdale, NY 10471  (718) 405- 3233charles.flynn@mountsaint College...
  • 'Vagina Monologues' Creator Eve Ensler Quizzes 6-year-old Girl about Girl's Vagina

    04/12/2008 4:22:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 81 replies · 1,770+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 4/12/08 | Peter LaBarbera/ Americans For Truth
    Contact: Peter LaBarbera, Americans For Truth, 630-717-7631; Donna Miller, 910-308-7619CHICAGO, April 12 /Christian Newswire/ -- Americans For Truth today launched its "Stop the Monologues Project," to expose Eve Ensler's radical feminist play, "The Vagina Monologues" (TVM) -- which includes a chapter in which Ensler, a lesbian, asks a six-year-old girl several questions about the girl's vagina. A host of celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey and Faith Hill, are joining Ensler in celebrating the tenth anniversary of her play this weekend in New Orleans.On pages 103-104 of the 10th-anniversary edition of The Vagina Monologues, in a chapter titled, "I Asked a Six-Year-Old Girl,"...
  • The Decision to Allow Performances of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the University of Notre Dame

    03/14/2008 4:43:24 PM PDT · by Huber · 27 replies · 632+ views
    Trinity Communications ^ | March 14, 2008 | Bishop John M. D’Arcy
    Reverend John Jenkins, CSC, and I have been in communication about his decision to allow performances of “The Vagina Monologues” at Notre Dame. I am grateful to Father Jenkins for the extensive time he has put into our conversation and correspondence on these matters over the last two months, and I have taken care in this statement to present his position accurately in order to make a fair response. Father Jenkins has informed me that, while he thinks that this play is a bad play, he believes that permitting its performance under certain conditions, namely, in an academic building without...
  • Catholic University of Notre Dame President Approves Vulgar Pro-Lesbian Play Vagina Monologues

    03/12/2008 8:51:58 PM PDT · by Coleus · 20 replies · 591+ views
    Life Site ^ | March 11, 2008
    SOUTH BEND, Indiana, March 11, 2008 ( - University of Notre Dame President, Father John Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today that he has approved campus performances of the lurid play, "The Vagina Monologues," on March 24-26.  It will be the sixth year since 2002 that Notre Dame has hosted the play.The Vagina Monologues is a sexually explicit and offensive play that favorably describes lesbian activity, group masturbation, and the reduction of sexuality to selfish pleasure.  In one scene, the lesbian seduction of a teenage girl is described as the girl's "salvation" that "raised her into a kind of heaven."  "The announcement...
  • Code Pink - Vagina Terrorists

    02/20/2008 6:00:53 PM PST · by BufordP · 44 replies · 2,106+ views
    16 Feb 2008 | BufordP, PatrioticMarineMom, RockerMom2MyHero, Carolyn (NJ), Trooprally
    Early last week Buzz Krohn of Columbia, MD discovered That guy called me Horse pucky! That's the nicest thing [sniff] anyone's said to me in a long time! a fundraiser was planned at a nearby community college featuring an awards ceremony honoring members of Code Pink. Trooprally posted this thread to alert FReepers. Buzz played the biggest part in gathering info and getting the counter protest organized. The ceremony and fundraiser was organized by the local chapter of Women in Black. What grand honor were the WIB bestowing on Medea Benjamin, Jodie Evans, and Gael Murphy? VAGINA WARRIOR AWARDS!...
  • NBC apologises for Jane Fonda's offensive word

    02/14/2008 7:45:17 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 92 replies · 1,108+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2/15/08
    NBC apologises for Jane Fonda's offensive word Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:38am GMT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television network NBC apologized for itself and actress Jane Fonda on Thursday after she used an offensive word on the "Today Show." NBC called it "a slip" and said they did not mean to offend audiences. Fonda was on the program on Thursday with playwright Eve Ensler to discuss Ensler's award-winning work, "The Vagina Monologues," in which women talk about their sexuality using frank language about their bodies and references to genitalia. "Vagina Monologues" has spawned a movement called V-Day that aims to...
  • Times Won't Run Vagina Ad

    02/13/2008 12:45:36 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 51 replies · 171+ views
    Seattle Weekly ^ | 02/13/2008 | Mike Seely
    On February 24, in honor of "V-Day," the National Council of Jewish Women Seattle office is co-sponsoring two performances of the Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues at the Museum of History and Industry. To publicize the event, the group produced a print ad for placement in the Seattle Times, among other publications. But, much to the group's chagrin, the Times declined to run it unless the sponsors altered the artwork (pictured above) — which they refused to do. "The artwork was something we didn't feel was appropriate for our audience," says the Times' VP of advertising, Mei-Mei Chan. I don't know,...
  • The Degradation of Women by Feminist Extremists ("The Vagina Monologues")

    02/11/2008 6:43:31 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies · 1,314+ views
    National Writers Syndicate ^ | February 11, 2008 | Bridget Geegan Blanton
    The Degradation of Women by Feminist Extremists by Bridget Geegan Blanton The empowerment of women materialized only after a hard fought liberation... ...from the repressive identity that reduced a woman’s worth to her body parts. Those tough-minded Suffragettes, pioneers of the women’s movement, risked everything in the fight for rights and equal treatment under the law for American women. Feminist Extremists have squandered that legacy with an assault on the dignity of women and a dark retreat to the repressive past by claiming that a woman’s worth is defined by and limited to her body as propagandized in the demeaning...
  • Title IX Termagants

    02/08/2008 7:32:44 AM PST · by bs9021 · 2 replies · 90+ views
    Campus Report ^ | February 8, 2008 | Malcolm Kline
    Title IX Termagants by: Malcolm A. Kline, February 08, 2008 Not content to merely disrupt college sports with federal Title IX rules that mandate parity between men’s and women’s sports whether the ladies want to play or not, feminists are trying to feminize science, even if women do not want to pursue it as a career. As I pointed out in an article in The American Enterprise magazine back in 2005, the National Science Foundation gives grants to female engineering students far in excess of the percentage of the profession, or for that matter the student body in the field...
  • Students Reject 'V-Monologues' on Catholic Campuses

    02/06/2008 4:41:40 PM PST · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 94+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 2/6/08 | Christian Newswire
    Contact: John Ritchie, TFP Student Action, 717-225-7147 ext. 229 HANOVER, Penn., Feb. 6 /Christian Newswire/ -- The V-Monologues play by feminist author Eve Ensler seems to be meeting more opposition on Catholic colleges and universities lately. The production, scheduled to perform on 20 Catholic college campuses in the next few weeks, is sparking renewed protest from groups upset over the play's vulgar content. According to Tradition Family Property Student Action, a Catholic group with members on 719 college campuses nationwide, the play is objectionable because of its "lewd and graphic descriptions of sexual encounters, lust, and lesbian behavior." "The play...
  • Girls Suspended Over 'Vagina Monologues'

    03/06/2007 5:57:51 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 25 replies · 863+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/6/07 | JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press Writer
    (03-06) 14:12 PST CROSS RIVER, New York (AP) -- A public high school has suspended three students who disobeyed officials by saying the word "vagina" during a reading from a well-known feminist play. The honor students, Megan Reback, Elan Stahl and Hannah Levinson, included the word during their reading of "The Vagina Monologues" because, "It wasn't crude and it wasn't inappropriate and it was very real and very pure," Reback said. Their defiant stand is being applauded by the play's author, who said Tuesday that the school should be celebrating, rather than punishing, the three juniors. "Don't we want our...
  • Play's Controversial Title Leads To Complaints, Change (hooha monologue)

    02/07/2007 5:42:14 AM PST · by Dutchgirl · 36 replies · 3,307+ views
    news4jax ^ | 2/8/07 | news 4 jax
    ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A modified marquee in Atlantic Beach has been drawing some attention. "Hoohaa" replaced a word in the title of a play after a driver complained about finding the previous wording offensive. The marquis for Atlantic Theaters advertises a number of plays including, the Masquerade Ball, Band Jam, and now The Hoohaa Monologues. Some said hoohaa is a strange word and that its definition depends on its context, while others said it sounds like a country band. However, it's not a band at all. In fact, most people know hoohah by a different name -- vagina. "We...
  • David Brooks: The 16-Year Old Boy and The 13-Year Old Girl Posted

    10/05/2006 11:03:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies · 1,942+ views
    by Mark Finkelstein October 5, 2006 - 13:30 David Brooks' New York Times column of this morning on the Foley matter, "A Tear in Our Fabric," is so important that I'd normally be inclined to simply reproduce it in its entirety and let it speak for itself. But as a subscription-required item, I hesitate to do that. I do offer an extended-but-edited excerpt for our readers' consideration: "This is a tale of two predators. The first is a congressman who befriended teenage pages. He sent them cajoling instant messages asking them to describe their sexual habits, so he could get...
  • The lamentation of the slut

    07/27/2006 11:20:13 AM PDT · by JZelle · 134 replies · 4,809+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 7-27-06 | Suzanne Fields
    A man of my acquaintance, he of a certain age, waxes nostalgic about the sexual style of his youth. In his carefree bachelor days nothing ignited his imagination like the "allure of the slut." Loose women have always tempted men. Think Ava Gardner in "The Sun Also Rises" or Lee Remick in "Anatomy of Murder."
  • Backing Down at Notre Dame

    05/09/2006 9:30:49 AM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies · 303+ views ^ | 05-09-06 | James K. Fitzpatrick
    by James K. Fitzpatrick Other Articles by James K. Fitzpatrick Backing Down at Notre Dame 05/09/06 Many Catholics were heartened by news reports that the new president of Notre Dame, Fr. John Jenkins, was going to prohibit performances of The Vagina Monologues at the university. I was on board, devoting a column a few weeks ago to a New York Times’s story in mid March about Jenkins’s willingness to take on the trendy secular leftists in regard to this play. In This Article...Selling Our Kids' Souls for Job SecuritySecularization: A Dagger in the Heart of the ChurchCatholic Teachers at Catholic Colleges...
  • Slippery Rock Fallout

    05/05/2006 11:32:38 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 32 replies · 1,221+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 5, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    When a professor at Slippery Rock chose to parody The Vagina Monologues with handbills for the fictitious play that incorporated the name of the male organ, fliers for the event were torn down by female members of the faculty, incensed at the use of academic freedom to satirize their favorite play, a professor from the Pennsylvania school told disbelieving state assemblymen. Professor Alan Levy also said students have complained to him that the education teachers said if there were a teacher strike and any of the students crossed picket lines, the teachers would see to it that they never got...
  • Christian NGO shows Vagina Monologues in Taiwan

    04/12/2006 3:08:20 AM PDT · by The Ghost of JG · 7 replies · 360+ views
    Spero News ^ | Wednesday, April 12, 2006 | Spero News
    A Taiwanese NGO founded by a Baptist missionary recently re-decorated the door of a theater to resemble a vagina, through which people entered and departed, and the seating area as a uterus, within which they sat. The event was a showing of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." *** A Christian NGO helping disadvanted girls and women advocates safe sex, masturbation and condom use, as well as appearing to contemplate the possibility of abortions.
  • Notre Dame caves to the Vagina Monologues [my title]]

    04/06/2006 12:11:41 AM PDT · by Antioch · 18 replies · 390+ views
    University of Notre Dame ^ | Rev. John I. Jenkins
    Last January, I raised a challenge for Notre Dame: to consider how we can affirm the highest principles and practices of a university – ensuring the academic freedom to explore the full range of ideas and expressions produced by human thought and creativity - and, at the same time, to affirm our Catholic character and engage the Catholic intellectual tradition in a way that shapes and enriches the educational experience of our students. The challenge is not to do just one of these – or even to do both of them in parallel – but to promote academic freedom and...
  • Protesters say college restricted free speech

    03/06/2006 6:16:26 AM PST · by Panerai · 9 replies · 600+ views
    Metro West Daily News ^ | 03/06/2006 | Tyler B. Reed
    FRAMINGHAM -- Leaders of the student group that protested a production of"The Vagina Monologues" at Framingham State College on Wednesday say administrators squelched their right to free speech by forcing them into shrinking the size of the picketing. They claim the restrictions placed against them are part of a larger suppression of free speech on campus. "It just seems like the campus is afraid of free speech and the administration wants to do whatever is necessary to avoid bad publicity for the college," said Thomas Lincoln, a member of the College Republicans. In the weeks leading up the protest, school...
  • Cardinal Newman Society Campaign Against Offensive “Monologues” Achieves Results

    02/01/2006 11:55:54 AM PST · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 724+ views
    Life Site News ^ | 2/1/06 | Gudrun Schultz
    MANASSAS, VIRGINIA, United States, February 1, 2006 ( – Five Catholic universities have stated they will not permit the Vagina Monologues to be presented on campus, and four more say the play won’t appear, after a campaign by the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) to stop performances of the offensive production on Catholic campuses. The Monologues is an obscene, sometimes pornographic “celebration” of women’s sexuality that focuses on lesbian sexual experiences and masturbation. The play encourages the use of vulgar and explicit sexual language, and glorifies the lesbian seduction of a young girl. The CNS contacted 29 Catholic colleges this year...
  • V-DAY UNVEILED: College Rejects "The Vagina Monologues"

    01/27/2006 7:36:48 PM PST · by Giant Conservative · 18 replies · 683+ views
    CBL Policy Institute ^ | RECENTLY | Brian Shanley
    Dear Members of the Providence College Community:             Having spent my first six months trying to learn about the campus culture, I would like to inaugurate a series of letters reflecting on some of the most debated questions that I have heard discussed since I began my ministry as president.  I begin with the question of what is the most appropriate way for the Providence College community to work together to prevent violence against women.  Some people feel passionately that  the college ought to sponsor a V-Day production of The Vagina Monologues, and I have often been queried about...
  • Cardinal Newman Society Urges 28 Colleges to Halt Monologues Performances

    01/15/2006 7:14:29 PM PST · by narses · 47 replies · 947+ views
    Continuing its campaign to rid Catholic campuses of the offensive play “The Vagina Monologues,” the Cardinal Newman Society has urged the presidents of 28 Catholic colleges to cancel announced performances in February and March 2006. Three universities have already assured CNS that they will not permit the play, after CNS informed them of student performances announced by V-Day (, which organizes productions across the country. Very Rev. David O’Connell, CM, president of the Catholic University of America, Msgr. Harry C. Barrett, president of New York Medical College, and Rev. Anthony Figueiredo, Executive Director of Mission and Ministry at Seton Hall...
  • DePaul Professor Suspended Without a Hearing (Klocek Update, DePaul Prez supports V-Monologues)

    05/19/2005 5:48:03 AM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 9 replies · 620+ views
    FIRE: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education ^ | May 18, 2005 | FIRE Press Release
    CHICAGO, May 18, 2005—DePaul University administrators have suspended Professor Thomas Klocek without a hearing after he engaged in an out-of-class argument with pro-Palestinian students at a student activities fair. When the students complained to administrators, Klocek was denied the rights that DePaul guarantees to professors accused of wrongdoing and immediately suspended. Statements from DePaul administrators indicate that Klocek was disciplined because of his harsh criticism of the students’ viewpoint, despite DePaul’s stated commitments to free speech and academic freedom. “DePaul has unquestionably violated Professor Klocek’s due process rights, and the university did so because his statements were allegedly offensive,” commented...
  • Why Can’t They “Just Get Along”? (V-Day meets P-Day on campus)

    05/02/2005 7:06:50 AM PDT · by CT CONSERVATIVE · 53 replies · 1,949+ views
    NRO ^ | May 2,2005 | Christina Hoff Sommers
    College administrators have been enthusiastic supporters Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues and schools across the nation celebrate “V-Day” (short for Vagina Day) every year. But when the College Republicans at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island rained on the celebrations of V-Day by inaugurating Penis Day and staging a satire called The Penis Monologues, the official reaction was horror. Two participating students, Monique Stuart and Andy Mainiero, have just received sharp letters of reprimand and have been placed on probation by the Office of Judicial Affairs. The costume of the P-Day “mascot” — a friendly looking “penis” named Testaclese,...
  • Why Can’t They “Just Get Along”? V-Day meets P-Day on campus. [Penis Monologues]

    05/02/2005 5:56:53 PM PDT · by Diago · 8 replies · 741+ views ^ | May 02, 2005, 8:08 a.m. | Christina Hoff Sommers
    E-mail Author Send to a Friend <% printurl = Request.ServerVariables("URL")%> Print Version May 02, 2005, 8:08 a.m. Why Can&#8217;t They &#8220;Just Get Along&#8221;?V-Day meets P-Day on campus. By Christina Hoff Sommers Warning:The following contains adult (in this case, collegiate) language, along with gratuitous references to male and female genitalia. College administrators have been enthusiastic supporters Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues and schools across the nation celebrate “V-Day” (short for Vagina Day) every year. But when the College Republicans at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island rained on the celebrations of V-Day by inaugurating Penis Day and staging a...
  • Why Can’t They “Just Get Along”? V-Day meets P-Day on campus

    05/02/2005 4:45:42 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 11 replies · 995+ views
    NRO ^ | 5/2/05 | Christian Hoff Summers
    Why Can’t They “Just Get Along”? V-Day meets P-Day on campus. By Christina Hoff Sommers Warning:The following contains adult (in this case, collegiate) language, along with gratuitous references to male and female genitalia. College administrators have been enthusiastic supporters Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues and schools across the nation celebrate “V-Day” (short for Vagina Day) every year. But when the College Republicans at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island rained on the celebrations of V-Day by inaugurating Penis Day and staging a satire called The Penis Monologues, the official reaction was horror. Two participating students, Monique Stuart and Andy...
  • US Congressional Leaders Fight for Victim's Rights in East Timor (UN Pedophilia Barf Alert!)

    04/01/2005 8:29:36 AM PST · by SpyGuy · 6 replies · 953+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Apr, 01, 2005 | Leif Teest
    [Free Republic Note: For those who missed the news story (buried by US media outlets) about the rape of children and animals in East Timor by UN Peacekeepers, I suggest you first read the following article published by "The Australian" on 26-Mar-2005: Hushed rape of Timor.] US Congressional Leaders Fight for Victim's Rights in East Timor By LEIF TEEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation in Congress today they hope will provide relief for Jordanian UN Peacekeepers currently embroiled in an international sex scandal in East Timor. Allegedly, Jordanian peacekeepers routinely engaged in lovemaking with...
  • Bishop D'Arcy addresses 'The Vagina Monologues'

    02/17/2005 4:18:33 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 18 replies · 824+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | February 17, 2005 | Rev. John M. D'Arcy
    The Rev. John M. D'Arcy, bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend diocese of the Catholic Church, released the following statement regarding the production of "The Vagina Monologues" at The University of Notre Dame. It has been customary at this time of the year for many institutions of higher learning, including, regrettably, Catholic institutions, to present something called "The Vagina Monologues." Alas, even our beloved University of Notre Dame is presenting it again, as it has for the past several years, under the official sponsorship of three departments. The bishop is the teacher within his diocese, bearing special responsibility before God...
  • Sex, Lies and the Vagina Monologues

    02/15/2005 11:26:06 AM PST · by nosofar · 59 replies · 1,847+ views
    Young America's Foundation ^ | August 25, 2004 | Christina Hoff Sommers
    The following lecture by Christina Hoff Sommers was delivered on August 3, 2004 at the Young America's Foundation 26th Annual National Conservative Student Conference in Washington, DC. (The text that follows contains adult language and themes and is intended for mature audiences only. Reader discretion is advised). Several years ago, a radical feminist philosopher visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she gave a lecture attacking what she called “male science.” This theorist confidently explained that science was part of a discredited oppressive, patriarchal, white-male, bourgeois legacy. It was tainted to the core by sexism, classicism, and racism. Women, she...
  • "The Vagina Monologues is congruent with the mission of John Carroll University."

    02/10/2005 1:57:15 PM PST · by Diago · 26 replies · 683+ views
    "The Vagina Monologues is congruent with the mission of John Carroll University." THE VAGINA MONOLOGUESFebruary 11, 12, & 13 in the LIttle Marinello Theatre The Vagina Monologues Performances at John Carroll University: Friday, February 11th &#8211; 8 p.m. Saturday, February 12th &#8211; 8 p.m. Sunday, February 13th &#8211;7 p.m. Place: Little Marinello Theater No reservations are necessary.  Tickets are available at the door. The Vagina Monologues are being sponsored by the Departments of Communications, History, Political Science and Sociology and the Office of Developmental Programming. Violence is an epidemic that plagues women in our country and all over the world....
  • V-Day John Carroll University

    V-Day John Carroll University As part of the 2005 V-Day College Campaign, the students of John Carroll University are proud to present a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues to raise awareness and funds for local organizations working to end violence against women and girls. V-Day College Campaign events are independently organized by students and listings on V-Day's web-site do not imply the endorsement or official sanction of any institution. Performances: 11 February 2005 - 8 PM 12 February 2005 - 2 PM 12 February 2005 - 8 PM Venue Info: University Heights Ohio United States More Details: Performance Language:...
  • We have the October Surprise!!!!!! (Bush's campaign is TOAST!! YESSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!)

    10/20/2004 7:58:39 PM PDT · by AnusInTheMorning · 312 replies · 10,050+ views
    John Kerry Campaign | 10/21/04 | Me
    <p>Kerry will have the race in the bag very soon!!!!</p> <p>Mod note: I hesitate to leave this thread up, realizing how difficult it is for us poor conservatives to match up against liberal intellectuals. But in the interest of fairness...</p>
  • V Is For Vote, Not Vaginas

    09/29/2004 9:15:54 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 31 replies · 1,022+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Monday, September 27, 2004 | Jennifer Nelson
    Is it me, or have the feminists in this country completely gone off their rockers? Jane Fonda was recently in New York at a star-studded event designed to increase voter registration for women. The occasion? The "Vaginas Vote, Chicks Rock" gala at the Apollo Theater, which was billed as "a night of entertainment and political empowerment." Are you kidding? "Vaginas vote"? First off, how messy would that be? We'd definitely have to have male and female lines at the polls. And if the wait were anything like the one for the women's restrooms at any ballpark in America, that alone...