Want to Go Into Politics? Better be a Beauty Queen First

The Miss America pageant used to be a great place to see incredibly conventionally attractive women answer questions about world peace and then march around in bathing suits. It's still a great place for that, but it's also a great place to get a peek into a sort of crystal ball of American politics, a showcase for… » 6/26/12 6:45pm 6/26/12 6:45pm

The Miss Representation Trailer May Break Your Heart

Miss Representation is a documentary from writer/director (and former first lady of San Francisco) Jennifer Siebel Newsom which "explores women's under-representation in positions of power and influence and challenges the limited and often disparaging portrayal of women in the media." Newsom tapped some famous faces… » 3/28/11 1:35pm 3/28/11 1:35pm

Katie Couric Feels Bad About Her Legs, And What That Has To Do With…

Currently screening at Sundance: Miss Representation, a documentary about how women are represented in the media, which features feminist critics alongside celebrities like Katie Couric and Margaret Cho. Let's check out the trailer. » 1/26/11 5:20pm 1/26/11 5:20pm