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Femen Storms Putin, but is “Femenism” really “Feminism”? — BagNews

Now that Ukrainian flash mobbers Femen have started to make regular appearances wherever cameras are guaranteed to record their presence, images like these have become almost commonplace. This time, Femen rushed an industrial fair in Hanover, Germany, where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a piece submitted to The Guardian, Femen leader Inna Shevchenko stated that “Our activists’ bodies represent undisguised hatred for the patriarchal order, and display the new aesthetics of a rejuvenated woman’s revolution.” Unfortunately, Femen’s “new >>>

Femen Storms Putin, but is “Femenism” really “Feminism”? — BagNews – BAGnewsNotes

Now that Ukrainian flash mobbers Femen have started to make regular appearances wherever cameras are guaranteed to record their presence, images like these have become almost commonplace. This time, Femen rushed an industrial fair in Hanover, Germany, where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a piece submitted to The Guardian, Femen leader Inna Shevchenko stated that “Our activists’ bodies represent undisguised hatred for the patriarchal order, and display the new aesthetics of a rejuvenated woman’s revolution.” Unfortunately, Femen’s “new >>>

Dive into the world of sextremism in Canada

WATCH ABOVE: Enter the world of Femen Quebec, a controversial group fighting for women’s rights.MONTREAL – Femen Quebec isn’t your typical activist group.Members have stripped down and bared it all unapologetically at events from the National Assembly to the Grand Prix in order to bring awareness to feminist issues.But do their shock and awe tactics actually work? That’s what Vice journalist Brigitte Noël wanted to know as she set out to create her latest mini-documentary Femen: Sextremism in Canada.Femen is a movement that started in Ukraine and then spread across >>>

Inside the summers of the world’s hottest girls.

Video Image Four topless activists from FEMEN protested on top of the Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, Wednesday, to demand the Spanish government repeals the so-called 'gag law' which was passed through Madrid's parliament in December and came into effect on July 1. The topless activists protested at Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles, drawing attention from passing commuters as they waved flags and chanted slogans >>>

Spain: Topless FEMEN protesters rally in Madrid as ‘gag law’ comes into effect …

Video Image Four topless activists from FEMEN protested on top of the Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, Wednesday, to demand the Spanish government repeals the so-called 'gag law' which was passed through Madrid's parliament in December and came into effect on July 1. The topless activists protested at Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles, drawing attention from passing commuters as they waved flags and chanted slogans >>>

Femen activists call for the abolition of prostitution at the French National …

Video Image Four topless activists from FEMEN protested on top of the Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, Wednesday, to demand the Spanish government repeals the so-called 'gag law' which was passed through Madrid's parliament in December and came into effect on July 1. The topless activists protested at Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles, drawing attention from passing commuters as they waved flags and chanted slogans >>>

‘SEX-TREMIST’ women’s group roar away despite protests at their nudity

CONTROVERSIAL topless protesters Femen are spreading their message across the world, with branches of the “sextremist” group now active in 18 different countries. But their tactics have sparked furious debate, while stories about the group’s history, exposed by an Australian filmmaker, provoked serious doubt over its feminist credentials. So do their methods really work? Femen was started in Ukraine in 2008 to oppose sex trafficking, with the slogan “Ukraine is not a brothel”. Their eye-catching naked demonstrations quickly attracted publicity around the world, and their protests >>>

Femen protesters take on FN from above

Alexander Plumb ‘I just don’t want to be a damsel in distress.  I’ll scream on the balcony, but you’ve got to let me do a little action here’. – Kirsten Dunst, actor. In 2004, radical documentary maker Michael Moore made a controversial appearance at Madison Square Garden where the Republican National Convention was gearing up to re-elect George W. Bush as President.  From the press row balcony as a ‘guest columnist’ for USA Today, Moore gloried in his role as pantomime villain as the West Virginia and Missouri delegates below booed >>>