Activism Heals


Rachel is running an online fundraiser from now until the end of February 2017. Purchase something from one of the links below and 15-25% of the sale proceeds will be donated to V-Day Until The Violence Stops, a global charity to end violence against women and girls. Happy shopping for a great cause!

Rachel is the official organizer for the V-Day Las Vegas 2017 campaign: click here to join the team.

To participate in the online fundraiser:

  1. Buy wine. One Hope is donating 15% of the proceeds purchased through this link to V-Day.
  2. Buy make up. Beauty Counter is donating 25% of all proceeds purchased through this link to V-Day. Also, Beauty Counter products are the safest make up products available.
  3. Buy Tea. Steeped Tea is donating 20% of all proceeds purchased through this link to V-Day.
  4. Buy Clothes. Lularoe is donating 20% of all proceeds purchased through this link to V-Day.
  5. Buy weight loss products. Plexus is donating 20% of all proceeds purchased through this link to V-Day.
  6. Buy nutritional supplements. Isagenix is donating 20% of proceeds purchased through certified nutritional consultant, JoJo Bennington, to V-Day.

A benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues will be held on Saturday February 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Theatre. All proceeds benefit Refuge for Women Las Vegas, an aftercare program for the trafficked and sexually exploited.



Please contact Rachel at if you are interested in volunteering.

Check out our FaceBook page by clicking here.

For more information, watch this video:

Rachel has been a volunteer activist for V-Day since 2002 and will continue to do so Until the Violence Stops.

V-Day, a non-profit 501c3 corporation, distributes funds to grassroots, national and international organizations and programs that work to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day has received numerous acknowledgements and awards and is, one of the Top-Rated organizations on both Charity Navigator and Guidestar. In 2001, V-Day was named one of Worth Magazine’s “100 Best Charities,” in 2006 one of Marie Claire Magazine’s Top Ten Charities, and in 2010 was named as one of the Top-Rated organizations on GreatNonprofits. In seventeen years, the V-Day movement has raised over $100 million.

1 in 3 women will be raped or abused in her lifetime; if you do the math, that’s 1 billion women. That is unacceptable.

V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.


Please help Rachel raise awareness about V-Day Until the Violence Stops by sharing the video above and by visiting



Join us in the fight to free Leonard Peltier! Native American political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, has been wrongfully imprisoned for over 37 years, which is 10 years LONGER than Nelson Mandela. The prosecution withheld exonerating evidence from Leonard Peltier at his Trial in the late 1970’s. Despite a successful Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that produced a ballistics report proving Leonard Peltier’s innocence, his request for a new trial was shockingly DENIED. Watch this video:

Sign this Petition: click here

Read Rachel’s musings about Leonard Peltier: click here




Rachel VanKoughnet is a rebellious lawyer willing to tell it how it is. Women are not farm animals. Pro Lifers have been Pro Choicing pregnant ladies to death since 2007. Watch this video:

This video is a brilliant legal argument about how the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees equal rights to all citizens and how it is literally unconstitutional for the Supreme Court to decide only one gender (women) are not allowed to have access to life saving medical procedures (abortion). This is a legal argument that involves clips from the movie Dirty Dancing and it is done outside the Courtroom, so calm down.


If you want to do your own research (GOOD!), read the case law:

Roe v WadePlanned Parenthood v CaseyGonzalez v Carhart

Read this blog: click here




Rachel’s musings about Activism:

*The Net

*My Hero, Maya Angelou

*PTSD Recovery (I Made My First YouTube Video!)

*Come As You Are

*V-Day & The Versatile Blogger Award

*Practicing Conscious Vulnerability

*One Billion Rising for V-Day

*The State of the Union

*Activism Beats the Holiday Blues

*Martin Luther King Doesn’t Want Women to Wait

Want to talk to Rachel about ACTIVISM?

Kindness Matters. Contact Rachel today. Yes, she consults!

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