In the ancient Greek play ‘Lysistrata’ women stop having sex with men to end a bloody war
T he most potent political action for women is sometimes inaction. Most recently, it was retold by filmmaker Spike Lee in the film Chi-Raq. In his version, black women in Chicago withhold sex in order to pressure their men to put down their guns. The play is often summoned as an example of a political tract.
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