Ensler’s hope and goal is for each individual girl to “empower her authentic self.”
It hasn’t exactly been a stellar start to 2012 for American women. Rick Santorum’s theory that birth control is “harmful to women” would have Margaret Sanger spinning in her grave. Then there was Fox...
Recognizing that The Vagina Monologues could be more than just a play, Ensler detailed her love of theatre and her steadfast belief that “it was the greatest tool for revolution and change.”
Journalist Mona Eltahawy grabbed the audience’s attention with her opening line, “I’m Muslim, I’m a feminist, and I’m here to confuse you. It’s not just about headscarves and hymens.”