State House Of Representatives To Female Legislator: Shut Up About Your Vagina

What are they going to call transvaginal ultrasounds now?

State House Of Representatives To Female Legislator: Shut Up About Your Vagina

Yesterday, Representatives Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum were indefinitely banned from speaking in the Michigan House of Representatives. Why? Brown had the audacity to use the word "vagina" while discussing reproductive rights, and Byrum had the absolute gall to try to speak while being completely ignored. Oh, and don't forget the biggest rationale permeating our government lately: if it's a discussion about women's rights, why listen to the women?

We all should — because they gave some amazing speeches against Michigan's House Bill 5711, one of the nation's worst anti-abortion bills.

And what's the Internet doing to help, you ask?

Oh, you know. The usual.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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