Not all sex on Game of Thrones is created equal. Sure, the HBO fantasy drama has not unfairly developed a reputation for gratuitous violence and sexual relations of all configurations—man on woman, man on man, sorceress on man, brother on sister—but some of that stuff matters. Sex is wielded in Westeros, like everything else, as a form of power. If you're demanding it the way Daenerys tells her bearded underling to strip, it's a good sign you're in charge.
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The play explores consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences, body image, genital mutilation, direct and indirect encounters with reproduction, vaginal care, menstrual periods, sex work , and several other topics through the eyes of women with various ages, races, sexualities, and other differences. Charles Isherwood of The New York Times called the play "probably the most important piece of political theater of the last decade. When she left the play, it was recast with three celebrity monologists. The play has been staged internationally, and a television version featuring Ensler was produced by cable TV channel HBO. In , Ensler was awarded the Isabelle Stevenson Award at the 65th Tony Awards, which recognizes an individual from the theater community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of humanitarian, social service, or charitable organizations. Ensler was given this award for her creation of the non-profit, V-Day movement which raises money and educates the public about violence against all women and girls and efforts to stop it. Eve Ensler wrote the first draft of the monologues in there have been several revisions since following interviews she conducted with women about their views on sex, relationships, and violence against women. The interviews began as casual conversations with her friends, who then brought up anecdotes they themselves had been told by other friends; this began a continuing chain of referrals. In an interview with Women.
The vulva plural vulvas or vulvae; derived from Latin for wrapper or covering consists of the external female sex organs. The vulva includes the mons pubis or mons veneris , labia majora , labia minora , clitoris , vestibular bulbs , vulval vestibule , urinary meatus , the vaginal opening , and Bartholin's and Skene's vestibular glands. The urinary meatus is also included as it opens into the vulval vestibule. Other features of the vulva include the pudendal cleft, sebaceous glands , the urogenital triangle anterior part of the perineum , and pubic hair. The vulva includes the entrance to the vagina , which leads to the uterus , and provides a double layer of protection for this by the folds of the outer and inner labia. Pelvic floor muscles support the structures of the vulva. Other muscles of the urogenital triangle also give support. Blood supply to the vulva comes from the three pudendal arteries. The internal pudendal veins give drainage. Afferent lymph vessels carry lymph away from the vulva to the inguinal lymph nodes.
You stood outside naked in Cologne earlier this year as a response to the horrific coordinated attacks where hundreds of women were sexually assaulted on New Year's Eve. Was there a specific event that prompted "Mirror Box? Yes, this performance was [also] based on the Cologne attacks, and the discussion about respect toward women. There's always a picture that women are victims. When you show that a woman has a voice when it comes to sexuality and has rights, I think it's a better way to show that women are not only victims. What were people's first reactions when you began announcing into a megaphone that they could come touch you?