What Do We Call It?


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 →