it’s 20 years into the peloponnesian wars. and the women are fed up. so what do they do? they storm the public funds building, seizing control of the funding necessary to continue the fighting. and they declare a sex strike. no more sex until there’s peace. at least, that’s how it goes in Aristophanes’ comedy, Lysistrata. pretty far fetched, right? not if you’re the wife or girlfriend of a gangster in Pereira, Colombia. (more…)