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Pussy Riot members released from prison: “Everything is just starting, so fasten your seat belt”

Tweet Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are under no illusions about the timing of Russian President Vladmir Putin’s amnesty bill that granted the duo early release today.  Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet An infographic shows just how under appreciated teachers are “I chose to be fat” Paula Deen wanted black staffers to dress in Aunt Jemima outfits. Why am I not surprised? Jailed Pussy Riot punk singer denied parole What’s the deal with sex addiction? Colombia legalizes its first same-sex union *Trigger Warning* Rape Joke: A [...]
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Pussy Riot releases first song since members arrested

Tweet Russia’s feminist punk music protest collective Pussy Riot has released its first song since three of its members were imprisoned for staging an anti-Putin punk prayer protest in a Russian-Orthodox church in Moscow in 2012. Their latest song and video is called Like a Red Prison. The lyrics to the song are written out [...]
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Tweet Protests continue in Turkey. [Image via] An NYU/UNM prof doesn’t want fat PhD students. Five reasons you should love Brittney Griner. A powerful narrative of responding to rape with power, not violence. Are you thinking of running for office? Jessica on why we should stand up to misogynist trolls. The UChicago Clothesline Project was [...]
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Tweet Patrick Stewart answers a fan’s unexpected question. Sex workers engage in democratic political processes. Duh. It’s not just Facebook that has an online hate speech problem. Donate to Transgender Studies Quarterly. Jessica writes about #FBrape as a potential feminist tipping point at The Nation. A letter to the President on the anniversary of Dr. [...]
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