"The Vagina Monologues" playwright imagines a letter from her father in her new book, "The Apology."
Why is the onus always on the women to share their stories?
The Vagina Monologues author discussed the need for resistance.
"In a rape culture, everything that’s done is backed up with state violence on one level or another [...] And I think we have to model the opposite of that."
Remembering that we are ephemeral beings, every moment comes alive with feeling and existence becomes vivid. Everyone who has suffered, struggled, and lost knows that surrender to insecurity, as opposed to resistance, reveals the way forward.
A group in Kathmandu shared experiences about intimacy, sex and relationships. They realized they had to take this journey further and talk about the fundamentally gender-insensitive and often misogynistic treatment so many of them had been subjected to.
In The Revenant, Hardy is a villain, more so because in the act of affecting a me-first ethos, he goes against DiCaprio's appealing sense of family and love. Even his Golden Globe acceptance speech exuded his values in the earth.