I’m going to refrain from any new innuendo or sexual puns for this one, due to yesterday’s post. Well, with the exception of the title, of course.
And because Weasel Zippers basically drained the life out of me by posting this picture
with their story.
Code Pink is apparently combating the Republican so-called War on Women by … objectifying women. Isn’t that the very thing feminists despise?
An email from Code Pink enthusiastically encourages women to “Send Your V to the RNC!” The email explains:
Can’t make it to Tampa to protest at the Republican National Convention? No worries, you can still
send your vagina to the RNC!
CODEPINK is asking activists and artists across the nation to submit artistic representations of vaginas for us to deliver to the Republican Headquarters in Tampa.
Draw out a message that the Republicans need to see bright and bold! We suggest you create vagina artwork on 8 1/2″ x 11″ fabric or paper. We will quilt the art together to carry in the March on the RNC on August 27th.
We are also calling for vagina costumes that we can wear in the streets. Is sewing your passion? Do you love repurposing thrift store finds? We’d love to wear your costume!
No photography please. Get creative! Your message of opposition to the war on women will be heard.
Eve Ensler famously said: “My vagina’s furious and it needs to talk.” Our vaginas need to talk, too. They need to talk about the way women’s rights are threatened worldwide–from anti-choice legislation to inappropriate rape jokes to economic inequality to war and occupation overseas that disproportionately affect women’s lives.
Do these people realize they actually detract from their cause by being sophomoric and utterly ridiculous?
That’s a rhetorical question by the way.
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