Panty Raid

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[Kiev, November 9. Image via Getty]

Activists from the Ukrainian womens movement FEMEN wear underwear made from protective masks during a protest termed as an anti-stress action on Independence Square in Kiev on November 9, 2009. FEMEN activists prosted against the alleged use of the swine flu, officially known as A(H1N1), by the government and other political forces as a political tool to create fear amongst the population ahead of the upcoming presidential elections expected in January 2010. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)


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Erin Gloria Ryan

This is sort of like that time that I put orange tassels on my nipples and pole danced to "The Final Countdown" in protest of the Bush administration's raising of the teror alert level immediately before the 2004 elections. #femen