By Katie Cappiello, Meg McInerney
"SLUT is honest, uncooked, and fast! adventure this play and witness what American younger ladies dwell with everyday."—Gloria Steinem
Remember the slut at your school? no matter if used as a slur or reclaimed as an expression of horny self assurance, this be aware has been used as a suitable excuse for rape, bullying, and the sexual double usual. within the spirit of The Vagina Monologues, this riveting, severely acclaimed play, written in collaboration with long island urban highschool scholars, sheds mild on enduring feminist matters. The play is followed by means of construction notes, a advisor for talk-backs, and provocative essays by way of Carol Gilligan, Jennifer Baumgardner, and Jarrod Chin of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), between others, offering the assets to encourage swap inside of our groups and ourselves.
Katie Cappiello and Meg McInerney are the inventive director and dealing with director of the innovative feminist appearing tuition the humanities impression. of their ten years of educating, they've got introduced theater arts programming to public, inner most, and specific schooling faculties all over the world. Their paintings has been hailed through Secretary of nation Hillary R. Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Kathy Najimy, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler, and so they were commemorated through The nationwide Women's corridor of reputation and the U.S. Congress for his or her committed, state-of-the-art paintings empowering younger girls.
Jennifer Baumgardner is the administrative director of The Feminist Press at CUNY in addition to an writer, activist, and filmmaker.