Monthly Archives: January 2013

Featured Sponsor: MASSAGE ENVY SPA

MASSAGE ENVY SPA, owned by Gina Drohan and Matthew Wilson, returns for the fifth consecutive year as a V-Day Petaluma sponsor!  Their Petaluma spa also serves as a location for purchasing TICKETS to V-Day Petaluma events. Massage Envy Spa offers customized massages and Murad® Healthy … Continue reading

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Announcing Our 2013 ({V})Warrior

Being a Vagina Warrior “means developing the spiritual muscle to enter and survive the grief that violence brings and, in that dangerous space of stunned unknowing, inviting the deeper wisdom.” – Eve Ensler Petaluma resident Lori Burleson has been chosen as our … Continue reading

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A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year: hate crimes in America (and elsewhere) by Rebecca Solnit Common Dreams Artists in SF protesting violence against women. Artists in San Francisco protesting violence against…

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“One Billion Rising Dance Rehearsal”

By Shepherd Bliss WaccoBB.net La Tierra community’s warm barn in the Sebastopol countryside in Sonoma County, Northern California, heated up on Jan. 24. It became the hot site of an exciting dance rehearsal for One Billion Rising, which is scheduled … Continue reading

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Men RISE: Man Prayer

We are so moved to see all the men who have joined ONE BILLION RISING. So many of you, our brothers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, friends, husbands, and boyfriends have committed to RISE with us on 14 February. This movement would … Continue reading

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RISING Above

“An individual has not started living until he can RISE above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading

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North Bay/Petaluma Rises! Thank you to the following individuals for coming out on a beautiful early December Sunday to participate in our video, “Why We Are Rising“, in recognition of the upcoming global day…

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RISING

Eve Ensler’s Newest Monologue “Rising” Eve has just written a new piece which she composed during her recent travels in India, amidst the incredible uprising there. We envision this monologue as a beautiful addition to your event to motivate the … Continue reading

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V-Men Wanted, Too!

Imagine what would happen if one billion women rose up to demand an end to the violence AND DANCED until the violence stopped? And what would happen if a billion men joined us? THE EARTH WOULD LITERALLY MOVE!

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Let Us DANCE!

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