Feminist: Body Bard

With her hit play The Vagina Monologues, Eve Ensler taught the nation to say the V word without pausing and brought a little joy back to feminism

Best feminist in America?!" said Eve Ensler, at her characteristic verbal 98 m.p.h. "Not only an oxymoron, but so patriarchal, even as a concept!" It is, isn't it? She explains, "Feminism to me is the inclusion and empowerment of everyone. Being the best feminist is like being the best vagina. What would that be?"

Tough question, but at least, thanks to Ensler, we might be able to get the word out. Ensler is, if nothing else, the woman who has made it safe to say vagina in both serious discussion and polite company. She is the writer and performer behind The...

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