My revolution is in this body
In these hips atrophied by misogyny
In this jaw wired mute by hunger and atrocity
My revolution is
Connection not consumption
Passion not profit
Orgasm not ownership
My revolution is of the earth and will come from her
For her, because of her…
February 14th will mark the 20th anniversary of V-DAY – a movement that came into being when performers and people everywhere dared to say the word vagina out loud. For women it became about speaking their truth and owning their sexuality… for activists, it became about ending violence against women and girls around the globe.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of V-DAY and “The Vagina Monologues”, OneBillionRising.org put this combination of spoken word and stunning visuals together. Words were written by Eve Ensler and performed by Rosario Dawson.
At a time when so many of us are called to rise and resist… when women everywhere are acknowledging our hurt, anger, and fiery solidarity…
I felt this video in the marrow of my bones.
Watch it. Share it. Watch it again.