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Yes, I Can Compete In Beauty Pageants And Still Be A Feminist

Kiara Imani Williams | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kiara Imani Williams

To the self-proclaimed feminists who judge me for my involvement in pageants, I want you to know that I do not compete in pageants for the attention of men. I am proud of my body, but it does not define me or validate my worth. I compete in pageants because I like them. Feminism and femininity can co-exist.

Ellen DeGeneres Reveals She Was The Inspiration For 'Miss Congeniality'

Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment

The writers of the 2000 hit comedy "Miss Congeniality" received inspiration for the Sandra Bullock flick from an unusual place: Ellen DeGeneres. The O...

Movie Characters Who Should Meet

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.02.2013 | Entertainment

Superman and Batman are meeting, so why can't the rest of our favorite movie characters? It's not only superheroes who are capable of joining forces, ...

Snaps for Elle Woods! Why 'Lady Lawyers' Are Indebted to Legally Blonde's Main Character

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Christina Pesoli

I realize Elle is not real, but that doesn't make her contribution to contemporary society any less significant. In order to properly explain my debt of gratitude to this fictional character, a little background is in order.

Whitey Bulger's Beauty Pageant Connection

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home
Hilary Levey Friedman

He was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for twelve years. But Whitey Bulger was ultimately brought down by Miss Congeniality. No, not Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock's eponymous female FBI character in the 2000 film), but Anna Bjornsdottir.

From "Mr. Gravitas" to "Miss Congeniality"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The choice of Sarah Palin must really rub Dick Cheney the wrong way because it makes him and his gravitas act all these years nothing but a big joke.

Framing Sarah Palin

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats should stay away from the baby stories. They must resist the urge to comment at all on it. Let the media do the muckraking.