Posts tagged ‘pussy riot’

August 7th, 2012

suzy-x: mikkipedia: I’m in solidarity with Pussy Riot and all, but it’s…

suzy-x: mikkipedia: I’m in solidarity with Pussy Riot and all, but it’s...:

suzy-x:

mikkipedia:

I’m in solidarity with Pussy Riot and all, but it’s bumming me out that my white, straight, cis feminist sisters are bombarding me with stuff about them while being pretty silent about CeCe McDonald and other folks who also need our support and energy.

I know. Right now we’re…

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July 16th, 2012

violencegirl: “The punk feminist group Pussy Riot (Free Pussy…



violencegirl:

“The punk feminist group Pussy Riot (Free Pussy Riot Now! (Putin, fear no art.) immediately captured my attention and my heart with their bold “flash concerts” in public spaces, their unapologetically pro-feminist and anti-fascist politics and their brightly colored dresses and balaclavas. I loved the concept that these women embodied: Pussy Riot is, above all else, an idea. If one member is captured, another woman will don the balaclava and take her fallen comrade’s place in line.” -Alice Bag, July 2012

‎”Treasure life. Don’t abuse your bodies and souls. Don’t do anything to stop it. And the next time you see some racy girl screaming her lungs out while playing three chords on an out-of-tune guitar, know that I’ll be there in spirit cheering her on. Thanks for all the beautiful noise.” - Craig “Bagteria” Lee (of the Bags, RIP) from an unfinished letter, 1991.

I had a heart attack because I was like, how could Craig have been writing about Pussy Riot, but of course it is the perfect quote.
February 12th, 2012

girlsgetbusyzine: New piece ‘Votes for Women’. Inspired by the…



girlsgetbusyzine:

New piece ‘Votes for Women’. Inspired by the infamous Newsnight debate on vajazzling with Caitlin Moran, Kat Banyard and Jeremy Paxman. - Sarah Maple, 2012

This weirdly spans various heated parts of my life.