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Vagina Monologues offers an unapologetic narrative for the women of Chico

Cast of the Vagina Monologues

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Hundreds gathered to celebrate their womanhood and explore the nature of their gender identity during the Vagina Monologues, Friday night.  Among attendees were dozens of organizations detailing resources in Chico that help women secure proper reproductive care and relationship support. ...

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Cast Members of the Vigina Monologues sitting down while on stage. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

‘Vulva suit’ used on campus to promote play

Rachel Biccum wears a

Elizabeth Castillo

February 12, 2016

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center implemented a "vulva suit" to inform the Chico State community of the performances of The Vagina Monologues happening this weekend. The suit was used on Thursday and Rachel Biccum took pictures with students to bring awareness to the performance. For those who...

Local Chico actresses perform in ‘Vagina Monologues’

Vagina Monologues  were held last weekend.

Salahadin Albutti

February 20, 2015

Local actresses perform "The Vagina Monologues," a play celebrating women's sexuality and strength. Aurora Evans can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Chico State hosts Vagina Monologues

Picture of Grace Senoglu performing her piece entitled

Katherine Feaster

February 16, 2015

The A.S. Gender & Sexuality Equity Center held a performance of "The Vagina Monologues" Friday and Saturday with the focus being against violence toward women. The monologues, originally written by activist and playwright Eve Ensler, told true stories of women’s experiences to call attention to a more...

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