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Pussy Riot Members Claim They Weren’t Kicked Out After All

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  • Nadezhada Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina say Pussy Riot have been falsely represented online and and they’re still very much part of the Russian punk rock feminist collective. So, they weren’t kicked out of Pussy Riot after all?! I’m so confused. [Guardian UK]
  • On the sexualization of young Shirley Temple, who died yesterday at age 85. [Flavorwire]
  • Robyn Benson, a Canadian woman who was braindead but being kept on life support because she was pregnant, was taken off it on Sunday. Her husband, Dylan Benson, said baby boy Iver was delivered via C-section at 28 weeks. Robyn, who suffered a brain aneurysm while pregnant, was taken off life support shortly thereafter. [MSN]
  • Goldman Sachs handed out nail files and makeup mirrors to a women’s coding event. #fail [New York Times]
  • On Monday, February 17, PBS is airing “Las Marthas,” a documentary about a debutante ball for Mexican-American teen girls living along the border. [ColorLines]
  • At least 10 people were killed while watching porn at a theater in Peshawar, Pakistan after protesters threw grenades inside the building. In addition to porn, the theater also screened Bollywood films. [Telegraph UK]
  • On working in hospitality and being propositioned for sex. [xoJane]
  • Blake Brockington, a trans male student, was elected homecoming king at his East Meck, North Carolina High School. Congrats! [Clutch Magazine]
  • Trans / gender non-conforming and need a place to pee? There’s an app for that. [Feministing]
  • Nearly nude election posters are causing a stir in India. [Guardian UK]

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