Pan Am: Girdles Support a Message of Female Empowerment
Ticket? Check. Baggage? Check. Girdle? Check. The plane is now ready for lift-off.
On ABC's new period drama Pan Am, the elite ranks of Pan Am stewardesses need to pass daily weigh-ins and girdle checks before they are allowed to fly. On the flip side: They are worldly, empowered women who producers would like us to view as a new breed of feminists.
Sun, Aug 7, 2011