Uganda Protests on Anti-Miniskirt and Anti-Gay Legislation [Video]

Uganda Protests on Anti-Miniskirt and Anti-Gay Legislation [Video]

Around 200 women were out in the streets of Uganda’s capital Kampala holding protests as the country imposes anti-miniskirt and anti-gay legislation.  The prudish country first hit the gays on an ongoing basis and is now turning its attention to the women. While not officially calling them miniskirts, the anti-pornography bill prevents women from showing […]

Pussy Riot Beating at Sochi Not Olympic Problem, Says IOC

Pussy Riot Beating at Sochi Not Olympic Problem, Says IOC

The beating of the members of the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where the band has been protesting the president of Russia, Vladamir Putin, is a civic problem, and not the problem of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said. However, a spokesperson for the IOC […]

Pussy Riot Band Members Detained in Sochi

Pussy Riot Band Members Detained in Sochi

Two of the most popular members of the anti-Putin protest group Pussy Riot have been detained in Sochi and released, according to the Associated Press.  Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by local police on suspicion of theft from the hotel where they were staying.  Tolokonnikova noted on Twitter that she and Alyokhina […]

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