What Do We Call It?

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Michigan state Rep. Lisa Brown used the word “vagina” while speaking on the House floor yesterday against a bill restricting abortions.

Scandalized House Republicans still aren’t over it: Brown was rebuked and then barred from speaking in a debate on education today.

“If I can’t say the word vagina, why are we legislating vaginas? What language should I use?”


Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →