By BettyJean Kling
The Vagina Monologues is made up of a varying number of monologues read by a varying number of women. Every monologue somehow relates to the vagina the variety of names for the vagina, or simply as a physical aspect of the body. Every year a new monologue is added to highlight a current issue affecting women around the world. The monologue is performed at thousands of local V-Day benefit productions of the play that take place annually in February and March raising funds for local groups, shelters, crisis centers working to end violence against women. In 2003, for example, Ensler wrote a new monologue about the plight of women in Afghanistan under Taliban rule. This Monologue is known as “Under the Burqa.”
A Dartmouth senior decided to distribute mirrors to every woman on campus to help them look at their vaginas as part of her training for an on-campus sexual health advising group. The mirrors also included a note explaining how to employ them in va-jay-jay examination.
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The Dartmouth senior handed out the mirrors to enlighten females about their anatomy, and sexual health.
My reason for writing this- is to shock you! I need to attract attention LADIES to those who do not see us as equal grab you vagina mirror – that is what they see you as. We women have to unite. We are not black or brown or white. We are not straight or gay. We are not rich, poor, republican or democrat when we are abused or neglected, under represented and treated unjustly.
Grab your imaginary vagina mirror and look at what it is that we have in common that makes us targets just because we have that in common. Imagine the majority united! My next piece will prove what I am getting at- we are at odds even on issues that benefit us all just because they are right /left proposed!
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