CNN) -- If anyone is comfortable speaking openly and
boldly about women's bodies, it's Eve Ensler. The playwright and
activist behind "The Vagina Monologues" has been at it for years.
So when she watches
American politics of late -- especially the conversations swirling
around women's reproductive rights -- she feels both amused and
"The vagina has become so
real, so present, so powerful that people are going after it directly,"
she said. "It's evidence that we're winning."
America is abuzz about women's issues.
The Republican Party,
which has long fought big government in favor of privatization, has
turned to regulating women's private parts -- or at least that's how
many on the left see it.
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for advocating contraception. Planned Parenthood gets vilified as a
house of horrors for promoting women's health. And a new term has
emerged for the leaders of states where abortion laws have tightened:
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