The actress has sparked heated debate on Twitter by calling for a sex strike over strict Georgia abortion law. Charmed star and MeToo activist Alyssa Milano is taking drastic action to protest against a strict new abortion law in the US state of Georgia. The year-old has called for women to join her in a sex strike over the 'heartbeat' bill signed by Governor Brian Kemp on May 7. The controversial law prohibits women from having an abortion as soon as a foetal heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs at around six weeks into a pregnancy - a point at which many women do not yet know they are pregnant. On Saturday, the actress shared a post on social media encouraging other women to join her in not having sex until they achieve "bodily autonomy". I'm calling for a SexStrike.
Georgia state representative confronts Milano over protest; reaction and analysis on 'The Five. Brian Kemp recently signed into law. Critics of such legislation have argued that many women don't discover that they're pregnant in six weeks. And while some in Hollywood are calling on a boycott of Georgia, Milano is calling for a boycott of sex. Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano tweeted. Pass it on.
Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of "Charmed" and "Melrose Place" urged women in her tweet to stop having sex "until we get bodily autonomy back. She noted that women have historically withheld sex to protest or advocate for political reform. She cited how Iroquois women refused to have sex in the s as a way to stop unregulated warfare. Most recently, she noted that Liberian women used a sex strike in to demand an end to a long-running civil war.
Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," she wrote. Pass it on. The tweet has garnered a lot of attention with over 17, likes and 14, replies, causing the hashtag to trend on the social media platform Saturday. There are lots of alternatives to cis men," she tweeted. Men in positions of power are trying to legislate them.