Posts tagged "lisa brown"

A Dramatic Reading Of #VaginaMovieLines

Vagina was big on Twitter last night, following the news that two Michigan state representatives (Barb Byrum and Lisa Brown) were barred from speaking on the floor of the State house after the dared use the word “vagina.” In response, the Twitter hashtag #VaginaMovieLines started trending, with everyone from yours truly to Martha Plimpton chiming i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 15, 2012

An Open Letter To The Michigan State Representatives Who Think The Word “Vagina” Is Offensive

Dear Sirs,

Vagina you. No, seriously, VAGINA. YOU. You’re so scared of the vagina word that you barred Rep. Lisa Brown from speaking after she used it when addressing her opposition to Michigan’s recent string of extreme abortion bills. “Finally, Mr. Speaker,” Brown said, “I’m flattered that you’re all so interested in my vagina,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 15, 2012