Jane Fonda on remaining 'sexual' in her 80s: 'I have ridden my sexuality along into my older age and very happily'

Jane Fonda has a message for the those who have rolled back abortion rights for people who can get pregnant.
"The issue of women being able to control their bodies — it's about power. It's the ultimate power," the longtime activist, 84, tells Yahoo Life. "I view the patriarchy, interestingly enough, like a wounded dragon. A wounded beast is the most dangerous flailing about, but they're wounded and that's why the patriarchy is scared. And we mustn't forget that this is all a result of fear on the part of the men and women who are patriarchal."
The Grace & Frankie star, who next lends her voice to a benevolent dragon in Apple TV+'s animated film Luck, knows what it's like to fight for abortion rights. In 1992, she was protesting ahead of the Supreme Court's decision in the Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey case.
At the time, many people were concerned that the Supreme Court would choose to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed abortion would remain legal in all 50 states. It didn't happen then — but 30 years after Casey, the Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 decision in June.
"We cannot give up, and we won't, because we have 50 years of absorbing this right into our bodies, into our DNA, into our hearts and minds," Fonda says. "We know what it feels like to have agency now over our bodily decisions. We're not ever going to get rid of that. We're not going back."

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