Miss America Pageant's First Autistic Contestant
Joyce Park stashed this in Feminism
Miss Montana Alexis Wineman sounds kinda awesome. As the first contestant diagnosed on the autistic spectrum she naturally raises awareness of pervasive developmental disorder and Asperger's. For her talent, she's going to be doing a stand-up comedy routine about women's body image!
She is also teh cuteness.She's got a nice little video blog series too: