beauty pageant

HuffPost Personal
O. Stecina competed in the 2019 pageant despite not identifying as female, and it altered the way they see themself.
Queer Voices
Ivanna Cázares, who is Miss Trans Beauty Mexico 2019, wants to "bring a message to society of respect" through her victory.
U.S. News
"He's Scamp the Champ, no longer Scamp the Tramp."
Women
Sara Iftekhar is the first hijab-wearing beauty queen to appear in the Miss England pageant finals.
Queer Voices
"We all want a good life where we are treated like everyone else and not discriminated against,” the winner says.
Politics
A new book excerpt says Trump thought certain women in his beauty pageant were "too ethnic."
HuffPost Video
Mikayla Holmgren is breaking barriers as the first state Miss USA contestant with Down syndrome.
HuffPost Video
During this year’s Miss Peru pageant, instead of offering their physical measurements, contestants read statistics on violence against women.
Videos
Meet the Malaysian woman covered in moles who is trying to become the next Miss Universe.
Weird News
"The butts of Brazilian women remain slaves" of advertising, said a contest critic.
Politics
The contest's swimsuit competition finally ended once he left.
Black Voices
Her name is Raissa Santana, and she is #BlackGirlMagic.
Entertainment
"My name is Chivvaun and I'm so excited to share a little bit of what I know with you today." This is how Chivvaun begins her free dance clinic. All twelve girls have trickled into the dance studio one by one donning their leotards and dance shoes, an apprehensive look in their eyes. They've never been to a dance workshop before and they're not too sure what to expect.
Latino Voices
A sense of humor is always a beautiful thing.
Style
"What is stopping us from having a very curvaceous woman come in and win?"