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Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot is a Russian activist punk band. They protest against Putin and want LGTBQ and women’s rights. Pussy Riot is best known for their performance in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral, which a symbol of both government and religious corruption. 230 more words

The Tale of Three Sisters

Originally, I was at a loss of what I could possibly do for my activist project, but then I remembered my grandmother-in-law. Unfortunately, due to complications between my grandmother-in-law, her two sisters, and the Federal Government, I cannot mention their names nor the photographs of the interviews. 682 more words


Say It Loud and Say It Proud: Vaginas!

For our activist project, we directed and performed in WILL’s production of The Vagina Monologues. This project was very important to us because we both are invested in creating a culture that isn’t afraid of the word ‘vagina’. 641 more words

Feminist Five Thank Domestic and International Support That Secured Their Release

Published: May 6, 2015

Below are excerpts of the letters they posted following their release on April 13, 2015.


Wei Tingting (韦婷婷), April 17, 2015   2,361 more words


Wu Rongrong: How I Became a Women's Rights Advocate

By Wu Rongrong, published: April 27, 2015

Wu Rongrong (武嵘嵘), though released along with the four other feminist activists on April 13, was subjected to… 1,918 more words


UMBC's Take Back The Night 2015- A Visual Recap

What an awesome night!

Just a reminder for those who might not have been able to attend, there are many resources available to you, both on and off campus. 169 more words

Response to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Accusation against Yirenping

By Beijing Yirenping Center, April 14, 2015

On April 14, Hong Lei, the Spokesman for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), stated publicly that our organization, Beijing Yirenping Center (BYC), “has allegedly violated the law, and will be punished.” Our organization’s response is as follows: 493 more words

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