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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

lysistrata, colombia

othing says personal politics like sex.

Gun-weary wives call sex strike [reuters, via the australian, 2006.09.14]

Fretting over crime and violence, girlfriends and wives of gang members in the Colombian city of Pereira have called a ban on sex to persuade their menfolk to give up the gun.

After meeting representatives of the mayor’s office to discuss a disarmament program, a group of women decided to deny their partners their conjugal rights and recorded a song for local radio to urge others to follow their example.

posted by roj at 11:38 pm