The Simmons Voice

Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Student activists phone bank to increase support for transgender rights bills

November 18, 2015

By Katie Sittig-Boyd and Nicole Veneto Staff Writers In light of the upcoming vote on “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination,” student activists from the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Center (SWAG) gathered on Mon...

The value of the V-Logs

February 18, 2015

Each year, Simmons, like many colleges across the country, puts on “The Vagina Monologues.”  Written by playwright, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler, “The Vagina Monologues” was groundbreaking when first performed in...

College anounces transgender admission policy

November 19, 2014

By Haley Costen Staff Writer On Nov. 5 President Helen Drinan announced the College’s undergraduate admission policy for transgender applicants, making it the third women’s college in the country to do so. All applicants who we...

Artists (re)presents trans films

October 21, 2014

By Haley Costen Staff Writer Multi-media artist Chase Joynt presented a series of short films broadly dealing with the policies and practices of transgender orientation on Tuesday. Joynt presented his latest films, “I’m Yours,” an...

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