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Pussy Riot To Sue The Russian Government

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Pussy Riot Tweets Paddy Wagon Selfies After Sochi Olympics Arrest

  • The two members of Pussy Riot arrested outside the Sochi Olympics tweeted selfies from inside a police wagon today. Authorities still haven’t explained why members of the group, who were planning to perform a new protest song, have been detained. [Daily Dot, Queerty, New York Times]
  • How evangelical university Patrick Henry College (also called “God’s Harvard) has failed victims of sexual assault. [The New Republic]
  • On Adrian Broadway, a 15-year-old Black girl in Little Rock, Arkansas who was shot and killed after egging a car. The 48-year-old man who shot Adrian fired his gun multiple times into a car filled with seven teens. [Racialicious] Keep reading »

Pussy Riot Members Detained Outside Of The Olympics

Pussy Riot On Colbert
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Pussy Riot win at life as guests on "The Colbert Report." Read More »
Kicked Out Of Band?
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Were the members of Pussy Riot kicked out of the band? Read More »
HBO's Pussy Riot Film
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All about HBO's "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer" movie. Read More »
  • Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot say they were detained outside of the Sochi Olympics and accused of vague crimes. Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina had been in prison for “hooliganism,” but were granted amnesty right before the Olympics began. [New York Times]
  • Kanye West has no hard feelings at Drake over supposed shade Drizzy threw in Rolling Stone.  [Global Grind]
  • MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her husband welcomed via gestational surrogate adopted a baby girl on Valentine’s Day. Congratulations! [Clutch Magazine]
  • Charlie Sheen is engaged to his girlfriend, porn star Brett Rossi. Fourth time’s a charm, I hope? [Eonline]
  • Wait, what? Taylor Swift lost her virginity to Jake Gyllenhaal?! [RadarOnline] Keep reading »

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

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Pussy Riot Members Kicked Out Of Band

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We See Chick Flicks: HBO’s “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer”

Who Are Pussy Riot?
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Meet the feminist punk band from Russia. Read More »
Pussy Riot Found Guilty
The three women were sentenced to two years for "hooliganism." Read More »
Madonna Loves Pussy Riot
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Madonna supports the Russian punk band. Read More »
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Russia's Feminist Punk Rockers!

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer is available on HBO Go and select HBO viewings.

HBO Go and HBO are currently airing a film I’d eagerly been anticipating all year: the Pussy Riot documentary. “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer”  follows the arrest, trial and incarceration of three members of the Russian feminist punk band who made shockwaves around the world last year for one of their public protests.

Pussy Riot formed in response to the third term of President Vladmir Putin. It’s an anonymous collective who stage guerrilla performances/protests while wearing colorful balaclavas over their faces to hide their identities. Their most famous protest was in February 2012, when several members stormed the altar of Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savoir — a space where only the church patriarch is allowed — and briefly performed punk music. The women sang about sexism and spoke out against about President Putin (a major no-no) before getting yanked off stage. The protest lasted a mere 40 seconds long. Keep reading »

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