Vagina Monologues Will Be Performed This Weekend In Spanish and English

Breanna Kerr, Daily Tar Heel, February 13, 2014

Two women who have never met are performing in this year’s bilingual production of “The Vagina Monologues” for the same reason: to encourage women to embrace their bodies.

“Don’t be afraid to say the word ‘vagina’ anymore!” said junior Ashleigh Curry, the narrator in the English production of Eve Ensler’s famous play.

The show is a series of monologues based on anonymous interviews conducted by Ensler in the 1990s.

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Freshman Laura Brache said she decided to audition for “Los Monologos de la Vagina”—the Spanish version of the show—because she was enticed by the play’s controversial content.

“It sounds like it’s specifically about Latinas and it is, but it’s also a symbol for female awareness and recognizing our value,” said Brache, who will be introducing the show and performing a Spanish monologue called, “Porque le gustaba verla,” or, “Because he liked to look at it.”

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Brache, who moved with her family from the Dominican Republic three years ago, said doing the show in Spanish is especially important to her as a member of the Hispanic community.

Based on her personal experience, Brache said women in the Hispanic community tend to be repressed and the characters in this play can relate to the cultural norms of Latin America.

“The entire play is much more controversial to a Hispanic community versus the U.S., where these topics aren’t as taboo,” Brache said.

“In some countries or cities, you might get sent to jail for talking about these things.”

Although Brache said the Hispanic community at UNC is fairly small, Latinos on campus and especially CHispA members are striving to see more than what they are used to in their countries.

“Most of us are Carolina Firsts, or first generation college students,” Brache said. “We are trying to go beyond what the Hispanic patriarchy has taught us, and I’m doing that through ‘The Vagina Monologues.’”

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  • dd121

    I’m not afraid to say the word “vagina” either. If the libs want to protect their daughters from the “rape culture” they would be well advised to avoid blacks. That may save their vagina and their life.

  • Erasmus

    Only in a society on the brink of collapse could a piece of trash like The Vagina Monologues be produced without attracting derisive laughter or official condemnation.

    (Since they’re doing a production in Spanish, will they be selling fish tacos at the concession stand?)

    • BonV.Vant

      Who says it doesn’t invite derisive laughter?! Most of us are laughing, it is just that those in control refuse to acknowledge it!

      • Anna Tree

        (my post doesn’t show up… sorry if it does in duplicate)
        More derisive laughter:

        Swedish Left Party moves to ban men urinating while standing:
        digitaljournal(dot)com/article/352108#ixzz2tRnN9fjc
        You can see illustrations here:
        englishmanif(dot)blogspot(dot)ca/2014/02/letat-suedois-veut-forcer-les-mecs(dot)html
        I presume the sign is Korean, they also came up with the bright idea LOL

        The picture of the French girls is a joke… I think.

      • Anna Tree

        (my post doesn’t show up, hope this one will)
        More derisive laughter:

        Swedish Left Party moves to ban men urinating while standing:
        digitaljournal(dot)com/article/352108#ixzz2tRnN9fjc
        You can see illustrations here:
        englishmanif(dot)blogspot(dot)ca/2014/02/letat-suedois-veut-forcer-les-mecs.html
        I presume the sign is Korean, they also came up with the bright idea LOL

        The picture of the French girls is a joke… I think.

        • Erasmus

          Who needs comedy in the 21st century when we have real life? The whole damn world has become a friggin’ satire.

          • Anna Tree

            Please Moderator, why was my post deleted?!?!

            What is wrong in what I wrote? Here it is again:

            More derisive laughter:

            Swedish Left Party moves to ban men urinating while standing:
            digitaljournal(dot)com/article/352108#ixzz2tRnN9fjc
            You can see illustrations here:
            englishmanif(dot)blogspot(dot)ca/2014/02/letat-suedois-veut-forcer-les-mecs.html
            I presume the sign is Korean, they also came up with the bright idea LOL

            The picture of the French girls is a joke… I think.

    • ncpride

      Or a once prestigious university having their English majors drop Shakespeare in favor of Queer Studies. How much further can we possibly sink before it all comes crashing down?

    • me

      When are we going to see ‘The Penis Monologues’??? It’s about time that the penis has a voice! For that matter, what about the testes? These two guys never get a say in ANYTHING anymore!

      • Young Werther

        The Penis Monologues would have zero dialogue because most have been circumcised. The voice box politically correctly cut, if you will.

        • BonV.Vant

          I can see it now, “The Foreskin Diaries”

          • Young Werther

            yeah…a silent movie

      • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

        I don’t know whatever became of it, but there was a response to The Vagina Monologues called The Penis Responds.

        And it’s not like I care, either. I’d probably have a more cheerful time getting a root canal than watching either piece of garbage. I suppose both productions are really popular with a particularly strange subset of LGBTQMIAPDLOLPLPLTH.

    • Anna Tree

      More derisive laughter:

      Swedish Left Party moves to ban men urinating while standing:
      digitaljournal(dot)com/article/352108#ixzz2tRnN9fjc
      You can see illustrations here:
      englishmanif(dot)blogspot(dot)ca/2014/02/letat-suedois-veut-forcer-les-mecs.html
      I presume the sign is Korean, they also came up with the bright idea LOL

      The picture of the French girls is a joke… I think.

      • Young Werther

        I read this and think; But of course! The logical conclusion is that soon the white man will have no need to stand up while urinating for it will be determined he has no need for a penis at all…it is already politically incorrect for the white man to have a penis, much less use it.

  • BonV.Vant

    So AMREN now has a “funny page” section!

    • David Ashton

      Poo, bum, knob, dildo… there I’ve said it, and you don’t have to pay!

      • BonV.Vant

        I think it is a rip off of the Wizard of OZ, they just changed the names,. Poo and Bum and Knob and Dildo OH MY!

    • NeanderthalDNA

      I got enough vagina monologues from my ex. Always remember the last three or four words they say and repeat back when they accuse you of not listening. All you need to know…

      • BonV.Vant

        need to know…got it

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    Hmm. Some funny business at the intersectionality of Hispanic and womyn.

    I hope there are lots of traffic cops.

    • BonV.Vant

      clip haired lesbian cops

      • Young Werther

        At first I thought I read HAIR LIPED lesbian cops…

  • David Ashton

    The USA behind the times? As Puritanical as the Pussy Riots have been Putinacal – Mass-felching and voluntary cannibalism on stage with full audience (PG) participation is what a “free” country needs!!

  • MekongDelta69

    I CAN’T WAIT. I’m lining up to get my tickets as I post this.

  • BonV.Vant

    I can’t wait until the spanish version of “Vampire Lesbians of Sodom” !

    • Erasmus

      In the final scene the two she-vampires are fighting over a sanitary pad and perish in the rays of the rising sun.

      • BonV.Vant

        Thanks, I’ve never seen it but a title like that one doesn’t soon forget.

        • Erasmus

          I haven’t either, and until I googled the name just now thought you were only making a joke. Indeed, it is a real play.

  • Erasmus

    I think the dems should hold a fund raiser and feature some of the female luminaries in the leftist firmament performing The Vagina Monologues.
    Picture it: Frau Clinton would be joined by Janet Reno, Cynthia McKinney, Madeline Albright, Sheila Jackson Lee and Barack Obama.

    • texasoysterman

      Wait! Barack is a ma……….Oh, never mind.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    I love watching these freakshows turn on their pet minorities, but I’ll probably die of old age before I hear a feminist condemn the importation of Islam to white nations.

  • Luca

    It’s amazing what passes for culture these days. Culture for the masses of useful, indoctrinated idiots.

  • BonV.Vant

    I know they are illegally crossing our borders, but do they really deserve THIS?!

  • BonV.Vant

    Why not REALLY torture them and and make them watch the spanish version of “RENT” !!

  • So CAL Snowman

    “Based on her personal experience, Brache said women in the Hispanic community tend to be repressed and the characters in this play can relate to the cultural norms of Latin America.”

    That is simply not possible, I know this because I watch TV. Only White males in majority White nations are capable of oppressing women. Latin America is a vibrant, diverse milieu of female expression. Shame on Laura Brache for disparaging Latin American culture. Maybe she would like to live in evil 1950s gulag America.

    • Lagerstrom

      Has the television been lying again?

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    If feminists had any sense, they would be encouraging Latina breeders to practice birth control and sterilization, instead of telling them to be comfortable with their sexuality. More mestizas with tubal ligations would do far more good than having more mestizas embracing their bodies. This would not only result in the same high birth rate, but more sexually transmitted disease and social dysfunction.

  • bigone4u

    I’m hearing a penis monologue. My penis is saying, “Stay away from any female who attends or participates in The Vagina Monologues.” Men, listen to your penis when it says that feminists are BAD NEWS. Talking vaginas are a form of feminist madness.

  • Kenner

    The Javelina Monologues.

  • Katherine McChesney

    I’ve never wanted to attend a performance of The Vagina Monologues. I’ve always had the impression that these performers were a mixture of ugly women, losers, whores and lesbians.

    • ncpride

      No kidding. ‘Don’t be afraid to say the word Vagina anymore’…. are they serious? From what I’ve seen the past few decades, we could use a lot more modesty from women these days instead of the promiscuity on display all the time. These people seem completely out of touch with reality.

      • dd121

        We have very high class ladies here on AmRen. I just wonder where they all were when I was in my twenties. Every time I see a current 20 something female adorned in tattoos the “slut” word comes to mind.

        • Dutch

          Women making pictures in front of a mirror is a monologue,
          the recognition of themselves and sharing this with themselves.

    • Anna Tree

      and feminists!

  • WR_the_realist

    You know how black people believe we stole their ideas and inventions, which is why black people don’t have them anymore? We stole mathematics and physics and chemistry from those black Africans, which is why they don’t have them anymore and are stuck living in mud huts.

    Well, this is a case where I wish information actually worked that way. I want the Hispanics to steal the Vagina Monologues from us so that we don’t have it anymore.

  • Katherine McChesney

    They’re already debauched. Back in the late 70′s I was in Tijuana with friends, when a Mexican woman pushed her small daughter toward one of my male friends. She proposed to my friend “My mother you want for $5….she ees a virgin”.

    And then there are the legendary donkey shows in Tijuana.

  • Truthseeker

    Impressive. They come to this country and learn to speak not only English, but Cultural Marxist babble.

    • Anna Tree

      It seems not all learn English, many need the show in Spanish…

  • Spartacus

    “In some countries or cities, you might get sent to jail for talking about these things.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    So there’s still some normal countries around ?

  • Truth Teller

    I recently read the book on dog training by Cesear Milan the dog whisperer. The last chapter was by his wife about their family life with 40 dogs. She wrote that Cesaer always says that Mexican women are treated much worse than dogs. He says that even women’s needs such as food and medical care are not recognized by Mexican men.
    I am sure that lesbian porn will convince Hispanic men to become perfect gentlemen.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Muy is mas macho.

      Latino men.

    • Kenner

      The first few chapters of ‘Distant Neighbors’, that examine Mexican culture, are shocking.

  • c684570

    They should be called the FISHY Vagina Monologues.

  • sbuffalonative

    Feminists claim men hate women. The real issue seems to be women hate themselves. Saying ‘vagina’ is supposed to help?

    And women wonder why men don’t take them seriously.

    • Dutch

      Feminism contradicts itself by becoming a privalige more than a statement.

  • deadindenver

    Wow how incredibly insensitive of them not to include an ebonics reader during Black History Month.

  • http://www.ambrosekane.com/ bluffcreek1967

    Typical of Leftists who want all of society fixated on their private parts and screaming before the entire world all of their sexual fantasies and thoughts! They’re truly a perverted bunch!

  • MBlanc46

    Has anyone, anywhere ever been afraid of the word “vagina”?

    • BonV.Vant

      Richard Simmons

      • IstvanIN

        That made me chuckle. You do realize all his fans, assuming he still does his exercise thing, are women? Amazing what can make someone rich and famous in this country.

      • MBlanc46

        I stand corrected.

  • IstvanIN

    Just from causal observation, and I have never done an actual study on the topic, but it seems the vast majority of sexually oriented plays, books and what have you seem to have Jewish authors. Now of course, my world view is American, but that seems to be a common thread. The early European psychologists were largely Jewish and obsessed with sexual topics as well. A quirk of the Jews?

    • Kenner

      Key word, ‘obsessed’. And obsessive, the lot.

    • Erasmus

      What else would you expect from a tradition obsessed with mutilating the sex organs of its new born males?

    • jeffaral

      This pathological OBSESSION with sex is a product of the Jewish Bible and Freud.

    • Martel

      Freud believed the sexual boundaries in European culture, repressed natural feelings which he stated was the source of frustration which led to many ills in Western society, including fascism. He linked all delayed gratification with such damaging results.This is one of the foundations of Frankfurt Marxism.

      Further reading
      MacDonald, Kevin. The culture of critique

      • David Ashton

        And take Herbert Marcuse, neat.

    • David Ashton

      This would make a legitimate, complex and interesting research project, if done carefully, thoroughly and objectively. Adler was not obsessed with sexual topics. Magnus Hirschfeld was known as the Einstein of sex. Freud and the commercial psychoanalysis business has been almost distinctively Jewish, with spin-offs in Wilhelm Reich and others. Many factors and aspects are involved in this, from big ones likeTalmud commentary and modern pornography to small ones like Daniel Steuer’s reference to Auschwitz in editing Weininger’s “Sex and Character” and the recent celebration of the author of “Portnoy’s Complaint”.

  • c684570

    Why was my comment deleted? I merely said the more honest name would be “The Fishy Vagina Monologues”.

  • Lagerstrom

    How completely boring. When is the sixties going to end?

    • MBlanc46

      Having been through the sixties, I can tell you, this isn’t the sixties.

    • Katherine McChesney

      I long for the sixties when segregation was the rule of the day. The town I lived in has been overtaken by blacks. The lovely street I lived on now has vacant lots and run down houses. Downtown is full of empty stores, a wig shop and a small clothing shop. The majority of Whites have moved away.

  • jeffaral

    What’s a vagina? What’s it used for?

  • Erasmus

    Eve Ensler is a yenta Neil Simon.