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How to Be Great at Media for Your Business by Being Donald Trump!

Ebong Eka | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Ebong Eka

That level of publicity is priceless... seriously... You can't buy that type of publicity. Regardless of where you sit on the political spectrum, the smart people are paying attention to the public relations, branding and media mastery that Trump is showing.

Plus-Size Model Wins Beauty Pageant That Celebrates Curves

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Janice Celeste

"Don't wait to lose weight or until your life is just perfect to make changes. Pursue your dreams right now."

31 of the Most Powerful Domestic Violence Moments in the Last Year

Ariel Zwang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

The last 12 months were a watershed for domestic violence. Famous athletes faced real scrutiny for the acts of violence they committed, survivors took control of the conversation with a viral hashtag, purple nails expanded the dialogue nationwide, and there were also incredible advocacy wins.

FiFi DuBois Snatches Miss'D America Crown

Alexander Kacala | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexander Kacala

Miss'D America was created in 1994 as a spoof of the world-famous Miss America Pageant to raise funds for local LGBT charities.

More Than a Doctor's Stethoscope

Sherri Graves Smith | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherri Graves Smith

Miss Colorado, I could recite endless ways your profession has helped me, and I applaud you for being the voice of your profession and for bringing it to a national platform. I hope that it is a major step in the right direction to remove the word "just" whenever anyone is speaking of being a nurse.

Vanessa Williams Is The Only Miss America That Matters

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment

Try to name another Miss America besides Vanessa Williams. You can't. Who even won this year? I'm not kidding; I actually watched and I don'...

America's Heartbeat and Our Stethoscope

Kateri Allard | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kateri Allard

A beautiful woman in a beauty pageant put on baggy clothes and humbly walked across the stage to talk proudly about her career, and her passion for caring for other human beings, and the only thing the women on The View could muster in response were insults grounded in ignorance.

Miss Colorado Brilliantly Explains Why You Are Not 'Just' A Nurse

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Nurses play a critical role in any patient's life ... but sometimes, even they forget just how important they are.  Kelley Johnson, als...

Miss America Accidentally Goes To War With Entirety Of New England

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.14.2015 | Sports

I thought he was guilty, but this settles it for me. #deflategate #TomBrady— T Brooks (@tbrooks575) Septembe...

And The New Miss America Is...

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Style

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Miss America: 'It's Not As Glamorous As People Think'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.13.2015 | Style

A new Miss America will be crowned on Sunday, which means audiences can look forward to seeing some stunning ballgowns, fun celebrity judges...

The Eye-Opening Evolution Of Miss America’s Body Over 95 Years

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.11.2015 | Women

The Miss America pageant has been shaping beauty ideals ever since it first began in 1921., an educational website that pro...

Miss America Tackles The Question: Which Is More American?

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The Miss America pageant is coming up on Sunday, and we got the chance to hang out with the current Miss America Kira Kazantsev before she passes on her tiara to the winner for 2016.

Purple Nails and Hashtags Are Changing the Conversation Around Domestic Violence

Ariel Zwang | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

Every day at Safe Horizon, we move victims from crisis to confidence by providing them with the resources and supports they need. Join me, Miss America and the thousands who have already taken their vow against domestic violence by taking part in our #PutTheNailinIt campaign.

Miss America Contestant Is a Voice for Traumatic Brain Injury

Amy Zellmer | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Amy Zellmer

I had the pleasure of chatting with Ali Wallace, currently Miss Oregon. Early September she will head to Atlantic City to compete in the Miss America Pageant. Ali is a beautiful, smart, young woman who also happens to have an invisible injury that she struggles with every day -- a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Relax, America, Donald Trump is Not Really Running for President

Mario Almonte | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

Trump would also never accept the job of president, as tempting as it might seem. It would mean giving up direct control of his global business empire. He would also have to forfeit the hundreds of millions of dollars he receives in endorsement deals every year.

Two Insider Books Take on Beauty Pageants and Figure Skating: The New Memoirs of Dick Button and Kate Shindle

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 04.14.2015 | Books
Hilary Levey Friedman

As the authors detail in their books figure skating and pageantry are at a relative low point in popularity, especially compared to their previous highs of television ratings and press coverage.

People Magazine Sexiest Anchor Helps Kids With Cancer

Tom Murro | Posted 03.27.2015 | New York
Tom Murro

People Magazines Sexiest Anchor Alive of 2014 Mike Woods (better luck next year Greg Kelly) along with Traffic News Hottie Ines Rosales from Fox5NY were on hand to emcee the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Starry Night Soiree at Capitale in NYC Friday night.

Bess Myerson: Beauty Queen, Consumer Protection Pioneer

Sally Greenberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Sally Greenberg

Bess Myerson, a true consumer pioneer and hero, died this week at age 90. She first made her mark as a beauty queen -- she won the Miss America title in 1945 as the first, and so far only, Jewish Miss America -- and later cemented her legacy as a queen of consumer protection.

Why Tom Bergeron Wasn't Invited Back To Host Miss America

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.22.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For one fleeting year, Tom Bergeron helmed the annual Miss America pageant. A massage and an inappropriate offer later, Bergeron found himself out of ...

3 Lessons Email Marketers Can Learn from the Miss America Pageant

Christopher Lester | Posted 12.01.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Lester

For people who think about email marketing all day long, the Miss America stage is kind of like a crowded inbox. Every brand is trying to stand out, get you to admire it, and in the end, win you over.

The Good in the Greek System -- And Why It's Worth Saving

Jordan Jayson | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Jordan Jayson

I fear that Greek life could become obsolete in my lifetime. Excessive hazing is robbing students of an opportunity to make deep connections that last a lifetime.

Miss America's Are Complex Human Beings: Like Most of Us!

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Elwood D. Watson

Despite wearing a tiara and traveling across the nation for a year promoting their causes, they have emotions like the rest of us. Some are liberal, others are conservative, middle of the road, deeply political, apolitical etc... She should not be expected to harbor a particular ideology or to solely represent just one segment of the population.

Miss America Speaks About Getting Kicked Out Of Sorority

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but...

Report: Miss America Was Kicked Out Of Her Sorority For Hazing

Jezebel | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

On paper, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev reads like a forward-thinking person's dream of what a beauty queen could be. She's a trilingual honors stu...