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If you want to see an example of progressivism eating its own, you need look no further than Eastern Michigan University, where the "Vagina Monologues" show has been canceled because not all women have vaginas or something.

Eastern Michigan University's Women's Resource Center will no longer host productions of "The Vagina Monologues," noting that the play's version of feminism excludes some women.

The WRC announced its decision in an email, which came after the center evaluated responses from a survey. Survey respondents opposing the production consistently indicated they were concerned that the play centers on cisgender women, that the play's version of feminism excludes some women, including trans women, and that overall, "The Vagina Monologue" lacks diversity and inclusion.


"This created a need to ask the question: Do we still need 'The Vagina Monologues?' And, are 'The Vagina Monologues' still relevant to next generation feminists?" the email from the WRC says.

Some survey participants wanting the production to continue said the play is the first introduction into feminism for many, challenging individuals to think differently about a variety of issues affecting women.

The WRC's email noted that "many of the same people" in support of the production felt that the "The Vagina Monologues" should be modified or accompanied by a series of workshops that address the diversity and inclusion that it is lacking.

In my experience nothing good ever comes out of workshops — doubly so on university campuses. On a related note, years ago when my son was visiting colleges, I'd give him a stern warning every time we passed a "women's studies" building and admonish him never to date anyone who walked through those doors. Nothing good ever comes out of those, either.