Vogue: After Sparking a National Debate, Sandra Fluke Eyes National Office
By Kurt Gonska on May 21, 2014
Read the whole article in the print version of this month's Vogue magazine.
Sandra Fluke knows just how quickly life can change. On February 23, 2012, the women's-rights advocate... testified before members of Congress… Normally such Capitol Hill testimony vanishes into the ether. Hers caught fire, especially on the right, where radio host Rush Limbaugh stirred up a national storm by calling her 'a slut' and a 'a prostitute.'
"Of course it was upsetting," she tells me, "but I wanted to show that if you stood up to it, people would rally behind you. As an advocate, you spend your whole life trying to get people to pay attention - so if you get that microphone, you *use* it."