The body part that dare not speak its name -- at least in certain Michigan political circles -- was the talk of an impromptu production Monday night.
State Rep. Lisa Brown, the Democratic lawmaker who said she was barred from speaking in the Michigan House for saying "vagina," took part in a production of "The Vagina Monologues" on the steps of the state Capitol.
A dozen lawmakers and actresses joined Brown for the performance in front of a crowd of 3,000 people -- thanks, in part, to the well-“liked” Facebook event page, Vaginas Take Back the Capitol!
"I'm overwhelmed," Brown told the crowd. "Who would have thought one little floor speech could end in this?"
Eve Ensler, who 16 years ago penned the enduring play about social stigmas surrounding female sexuality, took a break from a production in California to oversee Monday's performance.