Tag Archives: censorship

“Pussy Riot” wins award from Yoko Ono, praise from Aung San Suu Kyi

TweetAs we’ve blogged about in the past, three members of the Russian punk feminist band Pussy Riot have spent the last six months in prison singing a protest prayer against Russian leader Vladimir Putin inside an Orthodox cathedral. On Friday, Yoko Ono, who has been vocal in her support of the three women, who were [...]
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American Airlines bars a passenger from her flight for wearing a pro-choice t-shirt

TweetA woman who tried to travel wearing a pro-choice t-shirt was barred from an American Airlines flight yesterday because of her fashion choice. According to RH Reality Check, she was coming home from a meeting of pro-choice activists, and was about to change planes for the second leg of her travel when this happened (this [...]
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Does using the FCC help us with the fight against misogyny on the airwaves?

TweetLike Jill, I am an ardent supporter of the minds, actions and words of the prominent feminists that penned this op-ed urging the FCC to push Limbaugh off the airwaves. In a perfect world, this strategy would make sense because that world would be fair and just and “public good” would mean supporting the rights [...]
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Newspapers censor “Doonesbury” strips about abortion news

Tweet All this week, “Doonesbury” is running a series of comic strips about the ultrasound laws that have popped up recently. The first strip features an abortion patient being sent to the “Shaming Room.” I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise in our current political climate that some newspapers have decided not to run [...]
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Guest post: Notes from a nude photo revolutionary

TweetThis is a guest post from Saskia Vogel. Vogel has worked as an art model, an editor for an adult entertainment news magazine, a reporter on all things fruit and vegetables, and all the other gigs one takes while writing. She is now the publicist for Granta magazine and is working on a memoir exploring sex and society. She blogs at saskiavogel.com. Last [...]
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