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Beauty Pageants

  1. The World Pageant Is Apparently Not Allowing a Contestant to Criticize ChinaCanadian beauty queen Anastasia Lin has publicly criticized China’s human-rights record, but has not been allowed to speak on the matter in the U.S.
  2. This Teen Wore a Hijab and Burkini During Miss Minnesota USA PageantHalima Aden wore a hijab and burkini.
  3. fat-shaming
    This Beauty Queen Dropped Out of a Pageant to Stand Up for Body PositivityMiss Iceland 2015 says the owner of Miss Grand International told her to lose weight.
  4. beauty pageants
    Miss Florida USA Sues for $15 Million After Her Crown Was RevokedHer title was revoked after she allegedly used her own hair and makeup artists, which is against pageant rules.
  5. beauty pageants
    Miss Teen USA Is Eliminating the Swimsuit PortionFinally.
  6. gratuitous goat objectification
    This Goat Beauty Pageant Is One Beauty Pageant We Can Get BehindWelcome to Lithuania’s “Top Goat.”
  7. bullshit
    Miss America Is the Spray Tan of Scholarship ProgramsJohn Oliver investigates. 
  8. beauty ideals
    Would Miss America’s Skin Be Too Dark for Miss India?“America is way ahead of India in celebrating a realistic ideal.”
  9. the gays
    Andy Cohen Won’t Host Pageant in Anti-Gay RussiaNo gays, no Miss Universe.
  10. pageant queens
    Bikini Portion Banned From Miss World PageantThey have to wear sarongs instead.
  11. here she comes
    The Teen Beauty Queen and the Barely Legal PornoWhy Miss Delaware Teen USA shouldn’t surprise us.
  12. other kinds of queens
    When Miss America Was Miss BrooklynHighlights from the historic competition.
  13. true stories
    I Was a Child Pageant Star: Six Adult Women Look BackWhat really happens when Honey Boo Boo grows up.
  14. style tribes
    Here She Comes, Ms. Veteran America and Her ArmyMermaid dresses and dog tags: Inside America’s first military pageant.
  15. body issues
    Scary-Thin Australian Miss Universe Contestant Makes Poor Case for Skinny People on Good Morning AmericaShe doesn’t want to be judged on her appearance, which raises the obvious question.
  16. body issues
    Miss Universe Pageant Under Fire for Letting Super-Skinny Contestant CompeteStephanie Naumoska is five eleven and weighs 105 pounds.
  17. hairy situations
    The Possible Trick Behind Sarah Palin’s BouffantIt’s actually not that outlandish.
  18. loose threads
    Images of Alexander Wang’s Uniqlo Line Are Out!Check out Alexander Wang you can afford, Lauren Conrad and Claire Danes have new gigs, and the plus-size British beauty pageant contestant wants to be a professional waxer.
  19. body issues
    Is the Miss England Pageant Curve-Phobic?We all know skinny does not equal beautiful, but the English might understand that better than Americans.
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