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Pussy Riot To Sue The Russian Government

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Russian Politician Tells Aides To “Violently Rape” Pregnant Journalist

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  • A Russian politician ordered his aides to “violently rape” Russia Today journalist Stella Dubovitskaya, who is six months’ pregnant, when she asked him about the Ukraine. He also said pregnant women shouldn’t be working and then called anyone who stood up for Dubovitskaya “lesbians.” [Huffington PostRaw Story]
  • Whoa, what would it look like if Hillary Clinton ran for president in 2014 on a two-woman ticket? [New York Times]
  • The NRA is changing its stance on domestic violence, sort of. [Huffington Post Keep reading »

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 »

Panty Protests In Russia And Kazakhstan Sparked By Lace Lingerie Ban

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A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist. On Sunday, 30 women protesters in Kazakhstan were arrested and thrown into police vans while wearing lace underwear on their heads and shouting “Freedom to panties!” Read more on Huffington Post…

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 »

Gay Foreigners Banned From Adopting Russian Children

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  • Russia has banned adoptions by same-sex couples from countries where same-sex marriage is legal. (The United States has already been banned from Russian adoptions for a year now.) Single folks from countries where same-sex marriage is legal are also banned from adopting Russian children now, too, because obviously if you’re single and want a baby, you must be gay/a child molester. Ugh, Russia, UGH.  [CNNLGBTQ Nation]
  • Making sense of Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis’ statements about a ban on abortions at 20 weeks. [RH Reality Check] Keep reading »
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