In the media
101 Vagina in the media
Here is the audio of the spot and below is what that did to the website traffic!
I have no clear idea how things are over there in regards to genital taboos and body image shame, but I hope that it got people thinking and talking a bit.
Would love some comments below about the nature of the vagina taboo in Italy, how the project was received by the audience and what kind of discussion ensued.
Analytics are so good!
Omg omg omg, I’m allowed to be excited about this, right ?
Amanda Palmer tweeted this to her 700,000+ followers!
#kickforward @101vagina‘s raising money to create a book to break down female body image taboos & shame bit.ly/101vagina
— Amanda Palmer (@amandapalmer) October 18, 2012
This might be normal or meh to some, but it’s the single biggest publicity hit so far!
I have also tweeted about the project to Johnny Depp (just started a publishing company), Oprah (saw her show YEARS ago where they were saying “vagina” out loud), Pink (bits), Lady Gaga (body image campaign) and Michale Moore (body politics). let’s see if they get behind the project… I think I’ll wet my pants if they do!
Other notable tweets so far:
Catherine Deveny (Comedian etc. Was in SBS ‘Go back to where you came from’)
If you like vaginas you may consider helping crowd source this… pozible.com/101vagina
— Catherine Deveny(@CatherineDeveny) October 16, 2012
Australian Federation of Medical Women (!!!)
Melbourne Photographer Philip Werner’s taboo smashing coffee table book project “101 Vagina” 101vagina.com @101vagina #PinkBits
— AFMW (@AFMWorgau) October 16, 2012
Lisa Rogers (Made the labiaplasty documentary ‘The perfect vagina’)
@101vagina thank you for quoting my doc x
— Lisa Rogers (@MsLisaRogers) October 18, 2012
Great article by Matty Silver in Wellbeing magazine, about vagina phobia in our culture, from lawmakers in the USA being barred, to Naomi Wolf’s new book being cencored, etc.
And 101 Vagina gets a mention :)
Click the below image to see it larger for reading.