Vaginas take back the capitol with Michigan women lawmakers performing "Vagina Monologues"

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Never underestimate the power of the vagina. As I prepare a new BLUNT song parody video about this very topic, I am heartened by the women legislators in Michigan retaliating against the males who banned them from the House floor for daring to utter the anatomically correct term, "vagina" while defending women's constitutional reproductive rights.

As you may recall, Reps. Barb Byrum and Lisa Brown introduced an amendment to apply the same regulations to vasectomies that GOP lawmakers wanted to add to abortion services. Majority Floor Leader Jim Stamas (R) didn't like that they used the word "vasectomy" and Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville, was offended by the word “vagina”.  

As I said in a previous post, it's okay with men like those two to penetrate a vagina with an ultrasound probe or even their own anatomy, but saying it out loud is something “you can’t say in mixed company.” So boinking in mixed company is fine, but a woman must not mention the very thing he boinks.

Enter (no pun) Eve Ensler, author of “Vagina Monologues”:

Monday, June 18, 2012 5:00pm until 8:00pm in EDT

Michigan Capitol Building - 100 North Capitol Ave (btw.West Allegean & West Ottawa)

EVE ENSLER is flying to Michigan to take back the capitol with a special performance of The Vagina Monologues, starring Eve herself, along with your favorite legislators!

So far, the cast includes Eve Ensler, along with:

Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor)
Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing)
Rep. Barb Byrum (D- Onondaga)
Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D-Saginaw)
Rep. Dian Slavens (D- Canton Township)
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D- Detroit)
Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)
Rep. Vicki Barnett (D-Farmington Hills)
Rep. Joan Bauer (D-Lansing)

...with more to be announced soon!

Via Raw Story:

The play in considered a feminist manifesto and supporters hope that it will help to raise awareness of conservative encroachments on the rights of women.

The provincial team of Stamas and Callton are about to feel the wrath of women scorned. By the way, do these two ever say the word "penis" out loud? Just asking.

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  • Hfeujrht7rhur

    koj saka vavina

  • Amh

    vagina

  • http://twitter.com/drgoddess Dr. Goddess

    This is ALL KINDS OF AWESOME! I wish I could be there! May my vagina be with you and all of your vaginas! xoxo

  • http://twitter.com/Aqua_Buddah Jason Rowe

    Once near downtown Lansing, look for the tallest buildings; One's the Radison Hotel, one is (was?) the Michigan Nat'l Bank Bldg; go to nearest street (south), which is Michigan Avenue; Look both ways, one way, you'll see a big building w/a rotunda; Start chanting "Vagina, Vagina, Vagina" & walk toward the rotunda. PS, Michigan Avenue ends at Capitol Avenue, & the Capitol Bldg. If all else fails, just find Michigan Ave & go west; Can't miss it...

  • sleuth1

    bwahahaaa KAO!

  • sleuth1

    PENIS! PENIS! PENIS!
    OK, someone had to say it first...

  • Nmaudlin

    Actually I don't they do. Republicans like this are usually scared of their own anatomy. Even saying the word may turn them "insta-gay".

  • KatieAnnieOakley

    You know what they say about VAGINA's: They can take a pounding, and still want MORE!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1205653080 Karen Rice

    By the way, do these two ever say the word “penis” out loud? Just asking. - No but I can't certainly say dick.