Tuesday, June 19, 2012

From The "You Go,Girl" Department: Vagina Monologues Edition

Silenced Mich. lawmaker does 'Vagina Monologues' - Yahoo! News
A state lawmaker who says she was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying "vagina" during debate over anti-abortion legislation performed "The Vagina Monologues" on the Statehouse steps — with a hand from the author.
Eve Ensler, whose groundbreaking play about women's sexuality still packs theaters 16 years after it debuted, oversaw Monday night's performance by Democratic state Rep. Lisa Brown, 10 other lawmakers and several actresses...


Alessandro Machi said...

The CBS television sitcom "2 Broke Girls" did an episode where at one point they started saying vagina a whole bunch of times within a very short period of time.

Would probably be worth finding that clip and using it with this topic whenever it comes up.

Bob said...

I saw it over at Daily Puma-- does make the point!