Akin Roadtrip: Our Quest to Bring Sex Education to the Man Who Invented “Legitimate Rape“

Ladydrawers - Akin RoadtripWe promised you some gender bending last month with our first male Ladydrawers artist, but we’re going to put that off for a bit to bring you some mind-bending: Rep. Todd Akin’s (R-Missouri) statements about female biology. When we heard them, we knew immediately: that guy needs some accurate, evidence-based words and pictures about gender and sexuality, stat. So, with our good pals from Our Bodies, Ourselves, we decided to take a road trip to St. Louis.

The journey caught the popular imagination, with coverage in Jezebel, the New York Daily News, Express Milwaukee and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. If only we could deliver comprehensive sex education materials to all 541 members of Congress! Come to think of it, we might! In the meantime, we’re making a pop quiz about the female anatomy and how it is legislated. Tell us what we should ask your representatives in the comments section below!

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Ladydrawers - Akin Roadtrop