Pussy Riot’s “Straight Outta Vagina”: sacrelicious Russian feminist pop anthem

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp-KeVBNz0A

Pussy Riot’s video for “Straight Outta Vagina” frames the poppy, danceable song with visuals calculated to enrage the Kremlin, with LA’s Ace Hotel standing in for church where various genderbent dancers receive communion while singing the praises of vaginas. Given that the last iteration of this theme landed the musicians in a hard labor gulag where they were subjected to routine sexual assaults, it’s a pretty big fuck you to the Russian establishment. (via Bruce Sterling)

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