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Code Pink vaginas visit RNC to protest GOP ‘war on women’

August 27, 2012


Global Post, August 27, 2012 by Lizzy Tomei Activists in vagina suits opposing the GOP’s stance on abortion rights and health care were among the few protestors on the opening day of the RNC. Activist group Code Pink put on a colorful display of protest at the Republican National Convention Monday, arriving dressed as bright […]

Women to hold rally month after ‘vagina’ comment

July 17, 2012


SF Gate, July 17, 2012 by KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Women riled over last month’s silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said “vagina” during a House debate about anti-abortion legislation and another who said “vasectomy” are pushing back at what they say is a war on women. Members of the Progressive Change […]

Vagina is not a Dirty Word

June 26, 2012


RH Reality Check, June 26, 2012 by Beverly McPhail “Vagina” is not a dirty word, although legislators in the state of Michigan seem to think so. Recently, in response to the debate over a strict anti-choice bill that places onerous obstacles in the path of women seeking legal abortion, State Representative Lisa Brown used the […]

Silenced US lawmaker performs The Vagina Monologues

June 19, 2012


CBC News, June 19, 2012 by Author Eve Ensler flew in to join performance A US lawmaker who says she was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying the word “vagina” during debate over anti-abortion legislation performed The Vagina Monologues on the Statehouse steps — with a hand from […]

Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying “Vagina” Matters

June 17, 2012


Huffington Post, June 17, 2012 by Mitchell Bard When the Republican-controlled Michigan House of Representatives banned a Democratic representative from speaking because she used the word “vagina” in debating an anti-abortion bill (which has been called the “most extreme” in the nation), the story went national. Progressive sites like The Huffington Post and TPM jumped […]

Warning to Women: Don’t Say Vagina in the Michigan House and Don’t Sit at the Men-Only Table in Philly’s Union League

June 17, 2012


Forbes, June 17, 2012 by Anne Doyle I’m still flabbergasted over two astonishing, recent incidents — one triggered by a Michigan legislator who dared to use the word “vagina” during a floor debate over proposed regulation of female bodies, and the other, which I personally witnessed, involving a dues-paying member of Philadelphia’s Union League being ordered to move […]

A Very Sensual Storm is Heading Your Way

April 4, 2012


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Vagina enters stage left — or is it right?

March 28, 2012


CNN, March 28, 2012 by Wayne Drash If anyone is comfortable speaking openly and boldly about women’s bodies, it’s Eve Ensler. The playwright and activist behind “The Vagina Monologues” has been at it for years. So when she watches American politics of late — especially the conversations swirling around women’s reproductive rights — she feels […]

Male lawmakers to receive knit uteruses in the mail

March 21, 2012


The Hill, March 21, 2012 by Judy Klurtz Susan Santos is a 55-year-old Colorado blogger and housewife, but these days, she’s doubling as a uterus-knitting machine. Yes, you read that right. The mom and knitting fanatic is an organizer of a campaign called the “Government Free VJJ Project. The goal of the initiative: to knit […]

Knit a Uterus to Donate to a Congressman in Need

March 19, 2012


Jezebel, March 19, 2012 by Cassie Murdoch Remember when we decided that Rick Santorum needed a uterus of his very own so he’d leave ours alone? Well, now there’s a similar idea being proposed for the members of Congress across this great land who seem so insistent on getting all up in our lady parts […]