Aug 10, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
Excerpted from RED RED HEAD: Yes. This is actually happening. These so called “feminists” are reducing the feminist movement and women to reproductive organs — again. Their cause? The alleged “war on women.” (Yes, they’re stilling running with that.)
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.