Vagina Warriors by Eve Ensler

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DESCRIPTION: VAGINA WARRIORS is a unique collaboration between playwright/activist/V-Day founder Eve Ensler, creator of the international hit The Vagina Monologues, and world-renowned photographer Joyce Tenneson, whose Wise Women changed the way people look at women and aging. The book features Ensler's essays alongside Tenneson's portraits of V-Day activists, many of them well-known celebrities, with powerful statements and quotations from the subjects. Ensler has dubbed these women and men, who are committed to ending violence against women and girls throughout the world, Vagina Warriors. The celebrities featured include Glenn Close, Salma Hayek, Gloria Steinem, Isabella Rossellini, Jane Fonda, and numerous others.
 

About Eve Ensler

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EVE ENSLER is an award-winning playwright, poet, activist, and screenwriter whose many works for the stage include The Depot, Floating Rhoda and the Glue Man, Extraordinary Measures, Lemonade, Ladies, and, most recently, Necessary Targets, which was performed on Broadway to benefit Bos-nian women refugees. She has presented her off-Broadway hit The Vagina Monologues (winner of the 1997 Obie Award) at theaters and universities around the United States, as well as in Jerusalem, London, and Zagreb. She is currently writing a screenplay on women in prison for Glenn Close at Miramax and a new play for the Music Theater Group. An in-structor in the graduate Dramatic Writing Pro-gram at New York University, she lives in New York City with her partner, Ariel Orr Jordan. "From the Trade Paperback edition. Joyce Tenneson's work has been exhibited worldwide and is included in many museum collections. She lives and works in New York City.
 
Published February 2, 2005 by Bulfinch. 144 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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As the Obie Award-winning author of The Vagina Monologues defines them, the eponymous warriors are fierce, no longer beholden to social customs, citizens of the world and community maker

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Playwright and activist Ensler's off-Broadway hit has been so successful it's spawned an internationally touring show and a nonprofit organization that supports work to stop violence against women and girls.

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As the Obie Award-winning author of The Vagina Monologues defines them, the eponymous warriors are ""fierce,"" ""no longer beholden to social customs,"" ""citizens of the world"" and ""community makers,"" who ""cherish humanity over nationhood"" and ""work primarily on a grassroots level."" And, ...

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