Posts Tagged: Miss Representation

If You Can’t See It, You Can’t Be It

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More than a year ago, I saw the filmĀ Miss Representation. It was moving and inspiring and upsetting all at once, and even after months have passed I am still mulling its contents. One of the unexpected aftershocks comes in the form of a phrase that’s remained lodged in my brain. A political expert was explaining that the number of American women who show interest in pursuing political careers is dwindling. An oft-overlooked reason for this? There are relatively few women in politics right now. And – here comes the phrase – if you can’t see it, you can’t be it. read more

Originally posted 2012-11-08 06:09:38.