25 Documentaries That Will Make You a Better, Albeit More Irritating, Person

Miss Representation (2011)

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You'll Become An Expert On: Patriarchy

You need only look at the magazines on your local news stand to understand that we live in a patriarchy. Women are made into objects by the male gaze on magazine covers regardless of the mag's demo. The problem extends well beyond photographed body parts, of course. Representations of women in TV, film, etc. is sorely lacking. Powerful women are still treated superficially by the media, made to look either crazy or silly.

In other news, have you guys seen those pics of Kate Upton in Antarctica for the SI swimsuit issue? She looks super cold.

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