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    Pussy Riot are Back with New Video

    The ladies of Pussy Riot are back with a new video "Like a Red Prison." The video is the first in over a year, since their anti-Putin protest which led to three of the members being arrested and jailed. Two of them still remain in jail.

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    Hollywood Women Stand With the Women of Texas

    Since Wendy Davis' epic 13 hour filibuster last week, female celebrities like Lena Dunham and others tweeted their support for the Texas Senator. Yesterday, a rally was held that coincided with the beginning of another special session trying to get SB5 (the bill that Davis filibustered) passed which...

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    Happy Friday: Be Bro-Choice with Sarah Silverman

    This week has been a huge news week for women's reproductive rights. From the very good-- Wendy Davis standing up and being a hero for women everywhere. To the very bad--Rick Perry attacking Davis for being a teen mother to Ohio passing a new state budget with INSANE abortion restrictions.

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    Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose: We Stand With Wendy Davis

    While there's much discussion about the lack of female superhero movies in Hollywood, a real life one emerged yesterday. Texas State Senator Wendy Davis was set to go through a 13 hour long filibuster of SB5--a bill that would have implemented some of the harshest abortion and women's health restric...

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    LGBT Activists Challenge the Status Quo in Documentaries 'The New Black' and 'Call Me Kuchu'

    To the outside observer, political movements can become reduced to a series of rarely-challenged expressions of conventional wisdom. But two new documentaries "The New Black" and "Call Me Kuchu," which are landing on the scene contemporaneously, present a compelling challenge to assumptions about LG...

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    Borgen Season Two DVD Now Available Here in the US - Win a Copy

    Next week when I head to London one of the things I am going to do is try and find a copy of the 3rd season of Borgen. That's how much I am into this show. I can't wait.

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    Women Directed and Centric Films Playing at Human Rights Watch Film Festival

    The Human Rights Watch Film Festival kicks off on June 13th with a great line up of women directed and centric films. Held in New York, the festival will be showing 18 documentaries and two fictional features including the opening film Anita, directed by Freida Mock, which is about Anita Hill.

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    Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer Premieres Tonight on HBO

    If one had any doubts about the vibrancy of international feminism today, one need only watch the new documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer which premieres tonight on HBO to have those doubts fully allayed. The film tells the story of three young women Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nadia) Maria Alyokhina...

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    Review: 'Free China': A Struggle For the Future of China's Soul

    Michael Perlman's new documentary "Free China: The Courage to Believe" which opens Friday in New York City for a week-long run, is a brave, upsetting, unabashedly political film that examines the dissonances between China's remarkable economic rise and its appalling human rights record. But for Per...

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    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Gibney Talks Manning and Assange, Stars of his 'WikiLeaks' Expose

    Until recently, nobody knew who Bradley Manning was. Now he's all over the media, having pleaded guilty to ten charges (and not guilty to 12 others) before a Maryland military judge (see his leaked testimony here) for “misusing classified data,” the unlawful possession of classified material, exposi...

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