Shannon

Vaginas (and vagina supporters!) are taking over the Capitol!

Let’s just start with the word vagina.

Vagina.

It sounds like an infection at best.

Maybe a medical instrument.

“hurry, nurse, bring me the vagina.”

Vagina.

Vagina.

-excerpt from “Introduction”, The Vagina Monologues

For those of you that know me in person (or IRL in internet speak!) you know how much Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues has impacted my life. I have been an outspoken advocate for the V-Day movement and this play since high school, even taking the plunge to become an actress in the MSU production for three years of my college career, then directing upon my return to Lansing in 2007.  Continue reading

Shannon

It’s that time of year again, folks- V-Day hits Lansing (…and I don’t mean Valentine’s Day!)

February is one of my favorite times of year. I know that for most people, there is not much to look forward to in February; there is an abundance of dirty, slushy snow lining the streets, we reach such frigid temperatures, we should be encouraged to stay in bed rather than venturing out to make it to work or school. However, there are a few good things about this second month of the year to look forward to, and for me, the biggest is V-day… and no, I am not talking about Valentine’s day. Continue reading