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Beauty Pageant

Beauty Pageant Bridges Serious Political Divide

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 10.12.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela -- CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans have trouble agreeing on anything these days, whether it's who really won the election t...

Is Miss Uzbekistan Actually A Beauty Queen Imposter?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.16.2013 | Style

The first-ever Miss Uzbekistan is one of 110 pageant queen hopefuls in the 63rd Miss World Competition. The only problem? Apparently, nobody in Uzbeki...

Which Post 50 Celebrities Were Beauty Queens?

Posted 01.11.2013 | Fifty

If you tune into the 92nd Miss America pageant this Saturday, make sure you take the contestants and their talents seriously –- you could be looking...

LOOK: Brazil's Transgender Beauty Queens

Posted 11.01.2012 | Gay Voices

"This contest is key for the visibility of us. We transgender woman suffer a lot from prejudice and discrimination, whether we are pretty or not, rich...

Beauty Pageants Helped Me Recover From My Eating Disorder

Salon | Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Kirsten Haglund was thrust into the spotlight when she won the 2008 Miss America crown in front of more than 19 million viewers. But before she ever b...

Pleasantries and Pageantry

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 10.17.2012 | College
Sofiya Ballin

When I would tell people I was in a pageant, their knee-jerk reaction was to laugh and keep laughing until they realized I was serious.

Kenya Moore Gives Beauty Pageants A Facelift With 'Miss More' 2012

Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

Beauty pageants have a pretty bad rep. Up until 1970 some beauty pageants refused to allow women of color to vie for the crown. Even Miss Black F...

PHOTOS: Israel Stages Annual Plus-Size Beauty Pageant

Posted 06.20.2012 | Style

The most recent Miss USA pageant was a sea of staggeringly thin bodies, rock-hard abs and child-size derrieres as far as the eye could see. But there...

Miss Hooker Beauty Pageant: Naked Facts About Women and Equality

Charlotte Laws | Posted 06.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Charlotte Laws

Politics is where the power is, so if women desire that power, why does testosterone consume the room when it is time to affect change?

Beauty Queens Weigh In: Does Jenna Talackova Have A Shot At The Miss Universe Canada Crown?

HLN TV | Anna Lanfreschi | Posted 04.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Jenna Talackova still hasn’t announced whether or not she will compete in the Miss Universe pageant. The transgendered Canadian contestant was in...

Miss Universe 2011′s Most Bizarre National Costumes (PHOTOS)

Time.com | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

One of the highlights of the Miss Universe Pageant is when the contestants wear their national costume. However, it's a safe bet that none of these...

WATCH: Brazil Contest Honors 'Most Handsome' Grandfather

Posted 10.12.2011 | World

"They want to see people who are dynamic...who are good speakers who also have good looks and a young soul...how is able to somehow pass this energy t...

Ben Muessig

PHOTOS: Miss Cicciona Pageant 2011 And Other Plus-Sized Beauty Pageant

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

Beauty comes in all sizes. And so do beauty pageants. For more than two decades, the groundbreaking Miss Cicciona pageant has turned heads in Italy...

PHOTOS: 18-Year-Old American Wins Miss World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Text by The Associated Press: The newest Miss World is from the United States. Alexandria Mills, a soft-spoken 18-year-old, was named the winner...

How Obnoxious Are the Voices in Your Head?

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Do we tend to get fairly self-critical, and focus on the negative, instead of the positive, when left to the mercy of that mirror and brutal lighting?

Beauty Queens Compete In Nursing Home Pageant

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Nell Shepherd was past her century mark when she competed in her first beauty pageant with a walker and lively stories that ...

Cambodia Bans 'Miss Landmine' Beauty Pageant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The Cambodian government said Monday it will not allow a "Miss Landmine" beauty pageant to take place later this week, ca...

Why Sarah Palin Should Run For Mrs. Alaska, Not Vice President

Jenny Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jenny Block

Perhaps the problem is not so much that Palin isn't very bright (which she isn't) but instead that she is in the wrong race.