This is Just the Beginning

The air was warm, the sun beaming down, and as I looked to the sky, I knew my sisters and brothers across the globe were dancing with me. There are few moments in time when words escape me; when I can’t quite encapsulate how something made me feel. But the events of February 14, 2013 […]

Tomorrow, We Rise!

For months, I have been waiting with cautious elation, and dance-ready feet, for the opportunity to rise, dance, sing, and move in solidarity with our sisters around the world. The 15-year anniversary of Eve Ensler’s movement, V-Day, will be celebrated with an event you have likely heard of: One Billion Rising. What is its message? To […]

We Are One

“It can happen anywhere at anytime with anyone and everyone. It’s free. No corporation can control it. It joins us and pushes us to go further. It’s contagious and it spreads quickly. It’s of the body. It’s transcendent.” – Eve Ensler on V-Day’s campaign, One Billion Rising As most of you likely know, I moved […]

There When We Need a Voice

I trekked out to Bethesda last night for some dinner at Vapiano’s, an inexpensive but delicious Italian restaurant, and was quickly informed, upon glancing the ominous line of black limos and SUVs, that Vice President Joe Biden was inside. I have to admit, I love me some Biden. His sometimes abrasive, often loud-mouthed ways may […]

Calling All Men: A UN Challenge

I am very much of the philosophy that the single most overlooked ingredient in the women’s movement is the inclusion of men. How can we expect to change the landscape without working with those who define it? We can’t. See my post for an example of one man who is taking a stand. This idea is catching […]