Posts tagged "sex strike"

What’s Wrong With Spike Lee’s Solution To Campus Rape

Spike Lee believes he has an answer to America’s college rape epidemic. In an interview last week with talk show host Stephen Colbert, the director argued that ending sexual assault

Nico Lang | December 7, 2015 - 12:35 pm

It’s Time For A Sex Strike, Texas Ladies

Pro-choice Texas women are being urged to hold a “Lysistratra”-style sex strike against their anti-abortion boyfriends and husbands over the SB5 anti-abortion bill. Y’all tell us if you need…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 6:30 pm

No Sex For You: Togo Women Holding A Sex Strike

When the women of the small African country of Togo want something, they truly take one for the team: in order to urge the president of Togo to resign, the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2012 - 2:40 pm

A Sex Strike We Can Really Get Behind

In the West African country of Gabon, Rose Francine Rogombe has been in power since June, when President Omar Bongo Ondimba died. And this weekend, there’s an election that will…

Ami Angelowicz | August 28, 2009 - 1:10 pm

When Kenyan Women Boycott Sex For Seven Days, Someone Is Bound To Sue

Last week, a faction of women’s groups in Kenya called for the country’s ladies to boycott sex for seven days to push political leaders to take a stand against the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 12, 2009 - 9:30 am