Protesters have taken to the streets in reaction to what they see as an assault on their reproductive rights.
Protesters have taken to the streets in reaction to what they see as an assault on their reproductive rights.

By Wayne Drash and Jessica Ravitz, CNN

(CNN) – If anyone is comfortable speaking openly and boldly about women’s bodies, it’s Eve Ensler. The playwright and activist behind “The Vagina Monologues” has been at it for years.

So when she watches American politics of late – especially the conversations swirling around women’s reproductive rights – she feels both amused and vindicated.

“The vagina has become so real, so present, so powerful that people are going after it directly,” she said. “It’s evidence that we’re winning.”

America is abuzz about women’s issues.

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