Facebook Weekly Roundup: August 13th-17th

Have a look at the most popular links of the week on the Miss Represenation Facebook page:

“I feel so relieved to be at the stage I’m at in my life right now. Because, you know, if I want to wear my glasses, I’m wearing my glasses. If I want to wear my hair back, I’m pulling my hair back.You know, at some point it’s just not something that deserves a lot of time and attention.” – Hillary Clinton

  • Mary Elizabeth Williams writes that Hillary Clinton just doesn’t have time for the media’s games.40,800 people saw this post


  • More hair antics: Salon.com criticizes the backlash over Miley Cyrus’ new short hairdo.50,288 people saw this post



  • “Sometimes women express an idea and are shot down, only to have a man express essentially the same idea and have it broadly embraced.” Brenda Chapman breaks her silence on getting replaced as director for her Disney-pixar film ‘Brave.’38,528 people saw this post


  • As a result of a widely-circulated online petition by three New Jersey high school students, two female journalists were selected to moderate the upcoming presidential debates for the first time since 1992.26,244 people saw this post


  • Take a look at how far female Olympians have come since they were first allowed to compete in the games over a century ago.21,884 people saw this post