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December 12, 2019
“Bleach and Vaseline”

In This Episode

This week Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin Ryan in-studio to discuss why Katie Hill isn’t staying silent about revenge porn and why that’s good, and why the Supreme Court is staying silent on a Kentucky abortion law and why that’s bad. Then Naomi Ekperigin and Kiran Deol join them to talk about whether or not it’s possible for a beauty pageant to be modern. Plus, our Hills!

Show Notes:

Thoughts on feminism and pageants:

What Will the Miss America Pageant Look Like in a Post-#MeToo World? (ELLE 2018)
https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a22638704/the-miss-american-revolution-cara-mund-pageant/

‘After #MeToo, Miss America Had to Change’: A Former Winner on Saying Goodbye to the Swimsuit Competition (TIME 2018)
https://time.com/5303080/miss-america-swimsuit-competition-me-too/

“Can Beauty Pageants Be Feminist? A Miss USA Judge Weighs In” (InStyle 2018)
https://www.instyle.com/news/miss-usa-beauty-pageant-feminist

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