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Further proof that Neil Degrasse Tyson is great.

Five things that are happening in Africa that are not Oscar Pistorius. 

In which Arikia Millikan discusses sex, porn, Cindy Gallop, and losing her cyber porn v-card at age 8.

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Pussy Riot‘s protest in Moscow’s main Orthodox cathedral. To celebrate it, Russian police detained two women wearing balaclavas who were placing flowers on the altar of the same church.

On a more inspiring note, released Pussy Riot member Yekaterina Samutsevich said “I have no regrets about the performance…. Many people who did not know about the problem became aware of it: the problem in our society, in the Russian Church.”

This image will scare racist white people.

In really scary and depressing news, the police arrested and confiscated the weapons of a man with a hit list made up of Democratic politicians and all liberal supporters of Obama. And the FBI says a Neo Nazi gathered 40,000 rounds and 18 weapons in a plot to kill black and Jewish leaders.

In better news, Maryland Senate Committee Voted To Repeal Death Penalty.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

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