Engaging Men: It’s Up to You

“We have a big problem, and we need your help … It’s called sexual assault and it has to stop.” “If she doesn’t consent, or if she can’t consent, it’s rape, it’s assault.” These statements are from the most recent PSA from the Obama Administration’s campaign, 1 is 2 Many, addressing violence against women. It will only take 60 […]

Plan to be Raped: The Michigan Abortion Law

There are times when words feel fruitless; writing them down feels like screaming at the top of my lungs to an empty room. Sometimes, we have to do it anyway. This is one of those times. About a week ago, I read a story which reported that the Michigan legislature was considering passage of a […]

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 […]