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Tue May 3, 2022, 11:06 AM

Maybe we should threaten to do a Lysistrata

Lysistrata is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC. It is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land any sex, which was the only thing they truly and deeply desired.

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Reply Maybe we should threaten to do a Lysistrata (Original post)
vlyons May 3 OP
Novara May 3 #1
colorado_ufo May 3 #2
vlyons May 3 #5
Piasladic May 3 #6
ck4829 May 3 #9
Xoan May 3 #18
markie May 3 #3
Hugh_Lebowski May 3 #12
iemanja May 3 #15
markie May 3 #21
OhZone May 3 #4
BlueIdaho May 3 #7
TheRealNorth May 3 #8
samnsara May 3 #10
MuseRider May 3 #11
MagickMuffin May 3 #13
iemanja May 3 #16
MagickMuffin May 3 #17
iemanja May 3 #14
Deep State Witch May 3 #19
llmart May 3 #20
MuseRider May 3 #22
llmart May 3 #23

Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:07 AM

1. Oh FFS

The best thing we an do is to ELECT DEMOCRATS who will pass laws to protect women.

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Response to Novara (Reply #1)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:11 AM

2. I think this post was tongue in cheek!

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #2)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:26 AM

5. yes it was

But even so, would be fun to threaten it

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Response to Novara (Reply #1)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:31 AM

9. Best thing - not only thing

If the strategy hinges on one day every other November then you're not going to win.

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Response to Novara (Reply #1)

Tue May 3, 2022, 01:08 PM

18. I think you can do both.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:15 AM

3. hmmm

comedy yes and in reality,... we live now in a time when women can enjoy sex as much as men... young men are much affected by current events......

and it seems as if the intent of older white men is to punish women for enjoying sex... weird

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Response to markie (Reply #3)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:38 AM

12. I don't think it's accurate to say 'older white men' specifically

There's plenty of Blacks and LatinX folks (of both genders) who are also anti-choice.

And women (in general) too, esp. older ones but not entirely.

Just sayin'

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Response to Hugh_Lebowski (Reply #12)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:49 AM

15. Let's just call them Republicans

because that is what they are.

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Response to Hugh_Lebowski (Reply #12)

Tue May 3, 2022, 01:33 PM

21. I know...

just something I do... I always teased my late wonderful husband and told him "I hate old white men" (of which he was one) and he understood perfectly... he was one of the really good ones... I no longer have him to tease and old habits die hard

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:19 AM

4. I've done a Lysistrata my whole life cause I'm lesbian -

but I highly recommend lesbianism.

Men suck but women are better at it.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:28 AM

7. I've been thinking the same thing.

Never underestimate the power of women to control history.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:31 AM

8. I would recommend that it be done selectively...

Because conservative woman are not gonna join you, and so it seems you would only be punishing men who may otherwise agree with you.

But if you are married or dating an anti-abortion man, then have at it.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:32 AM

10. already been on my twitter handle!!

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:36 AM

11. They will always find someone,

willing or not.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:47 AM

13. Wouldn't they just intensify raping, they now have that base covered



You cannot defy the mighty dicks of the world.


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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #13)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:50 AM

16. No

Rape is about power, not sex.

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Response to iemanja (Reply #16)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:52 AM

17. Same thing in my book, I'm a survivor



It's about both!


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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 11:48 AM

14. It would have to be Republican women

since it's their husbands who have stripped away women's rights. I don't see that happening.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 01:15 PM

19. It Wouldn't Work

For several reasons. 1) Women whose partners are also pro-choice. 2) Lesbians? 3) Women who are anti-choice would not participate.

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Response to vlyons (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2022, 01:23 PM

20. I'd rather we just do a Lorena Bobbitt.

Don't all pile on now. This is just tongue in cheek like vylons' post is.

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Response to llmart (Reply #20)

Tue May 3, 2022, 02:54 PM

22. It is a nice threat though

don't you think? Tongue in cheek, sure but there are some of them who know they deserve it.

Tongue in cheek of course.

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Response to MuseRider (Reply #22)

Tue May 3, 2022, 03:03 PM

23. Maybe the younger people (guys) should look it up if they don't know who Lorena is or what she did.

Nice little deterrent for them.

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