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The Feministing Five: Katrina vanden Heuvel

Tweet If you watch TV, read the news, or follow politics, you’ve seen or read or heard Katrina vanden Heuvel, a true icon for the progressive movement and media. Vanden Heuvel is the editor and publisher of The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, founded in 1865.  Vanden Heuvel’s blog [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetFurther 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 [...]
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CeCe McDonald vs. Pussy Riot: Political Imprisonment and Perspective

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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“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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Pussy Riot sentencing sparks international protest

TweetOn Friday,  Judge Marina Syrova convicted three members of Pussy Riot the women of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,  sentencing them to ”two years deprivation of liberty in a penal colony.” This is one year less than the three-year sentence sought by prosecutors. Syrova said the punk prayer Pussy Riot had performed in a Moscow cathedral [...]
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