Monthly Archives: November 2012

Confessions of a San Diego V-Girl…by Annabelle Noland

I’m 15, and I’m spreading the word, joining the movement, rising. Why?  Because one day at school, I found a girl crying in the bathroom. I asked her why she was upset. She said her boyfriend had tried to kiss her, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Human Rights Day – Right Here, Right Now

The San Diego V-Day crowd will be out promoting One Billion Rising at this event sponsored by the United Nations Association San Diego.  Look for our signs and flyers, which look like this:

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One Billion Men Standing With Them…by Derek Dujardin, Creator of The MENding Monologues

The MENding Monologues started with a simple question that I suspect hundreds, if not thousands of V-Day activists have asked since the movement started 15 years ago. “How do we get more men involved in V-Day?” Fortunately, a V-Day director … Continue reading

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Eve Ensler: I Write From the Sky Between Mexico City & Guatemala City

I write from the sky between Mexico City and Guatemala City. I write as Eastern Congo is being occupied and overtaken by M23 militias and the world – well a very small section of it – passively watches. I write … Continue reading

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Host a 20-Minute Regional Rising

At 2:14 pm on 2/14/13 there will be a city wide coordinated 20 minute walk out. The people of San Diego will make a unified stance to mark the beginning of the day’s One Billion Rising events. If you manage … Continue reading

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Up to the date information

All San Diegans Invited to Rise Up, Strike and Dance to End Violence As Part of Global One Billion Rising Events on 2.14.13 InnerMission Productions, in association with V-Day, presents One Billion Rising San Diego on Thursday, February 14, 2013.  … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising Anthem

We Have An Anthem! “Break The Chain” by Tena Clark & Music Video with Debbie Allen Released Today! The Song To Call Up ONE BILLION V-Day is thrilled to announce the release of the ONE BILLION RISING anthem entitled Break … Continue reading

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Ten Years Later… by Rhiannon Jones

“Carla Nell and I are wondering if you would be willing to direct The Vagina Monologues this year.” “Oh. Wow.” Long pause. “Oh. Wow.” Another. This went on for another few minutes. Me “Oh, wow-ing.” Silence on the other end … Continue reading

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Regional Risings

Locations are being added daily.  Please check back for more information.  If you manage a public space and would like to host a 20-minute (or more) Regional Rising, click here. Main Events (times/locations TBA): 2:14 p.m. Organized Walk Out 4:30 … Continue reading

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