V-Day retires “The Vagina Monologues,” leaving organizers without a performance piece for February

Black and white image of grapefruits forming neat rows. Text on top reads “An Adieu to The Vagina Monologues” in script font

Earlier this month, I was surprised to read The Vagina Monologues is retiring from the V-Day campaign. The campaign website reads:

This is a moment of reckoning and it is clear to us that the voices of Black women artists need to take center stage in a sustained and focused way. For this reason