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Entertainment

Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

In a world where we are still trying to dismantle the stereotypical ideals placed on women, such as their value comes from what they look like, the Mrs. Arunachal “beauty […]

Interviews

Progressive Beauty – This Pageant Focuses On A Girl’s Whole Worth, Not Just Her Looks

Progressive Beauty – This Pageant Focuses On A Girl’s Whole Worth, Not Just Her Looks

We have written a fair amount of blog posts about beauty pageants here at GTHQ. For those who are familiar with our content, you’d know that we are no ordinary […]

Fashion & Beauty

Islam’s Answer To Miss World, ‘Miss Muslimah World’ Shows A Unique Side Of Muslim Beauty

Islam’s Answer To Miss World, ‘Miss Muslimah World’ Shows A Unique Side Of Muslim Beauty

When you think of beauty pageants you think of girls with big blonde bouffant hair waving at the crowd in a faux smile probably wearing some extravagant ball gown or […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss World Pageant Ditching Bikini Segment From 2015 Onwards

Miss World Pageant Ditching Bikini Segment From 2015 Onwards

Over the weekend South African beauty queen Rolene Strauss won the title of Miss World 2014 in London. It is the first time in more than half a century that […]

Fashion & Beauty

Ugandan Army Gives The ‘Miss Uganda’ Beauty Pageant A Radical Makeover

Ugandan Army Gives The ‘Miss Uganda’ Beauty Pageant A Radical Makeover

Are you ready for this story? Be prepared to never think about, or look at, beauty pageants the same again, because believe it or not, Uganda has set a new […]

Fashion & Beauty

Plus Size Beauty Queen Says “Winners Come In All Shapes & Sizes”

Plus Size Beauty Queen Says “Winners Come In All Shapes & Sizes”

A relatively new beauty pageant in the UK, ‘Miss British Beauty Curve’ is all about promoting diversity in body image, and challenging the notion that a beauty queen can only […]

Editors Blog

Beauty Pageants: Platforms For Positivity, Or Just Prettiness?

Beauty Pageants: Platforms For Positivity, Or Just Prettiness?

When most people talk about beauty pageants, there’s usually a lot of negativity and eye-rolling involved in the conversation. The girls are so fake, “world peace” is so boring, and […]

Causes, Politics

Only One Woman Entered ‘Miss Tibet’. Here’s Why That’s Sad.

Only One Woman Entered ‘Miss Tibet’. Here’s Why That’s Sad.

This year’s Miss Tibet proceedings were rather short. You see, originally a total of 8 girls applied, but only 5 girls confirmed, then 4 withdraw for various reasons. That left […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss England Organizers Says Beauty Pageants Promote Role Models

Miss England Organizers Says Beauty Pageants Promote Role Models

First off, we know how cold England can be, so bravo to those ladies for wearing bikinis and frolicking around in what was no doubt very cold water! June 2014 […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

By Diane Meers Moseying around social media, one of my favorite pages dedicated to science asked, “If you could go anywhere in our known universe, where would you go? Be […]

Fashion & Beauty

Cambridge University Med Student Set To Become Next ‘Miss England’

Cambridge University Med Student Set To Become Next ‘Miss England’

Brains, beauty and a mission that goes beyond the typical “world peace” agenda. That’s what we are seeing more often in beauty pageants around the world. The latest inspirational girl […]

Causes

Former Miss England Taking A Stand For Victims Of Bullying

Former Miss England Taking A Stand For Victims Of Bullying

You’d think winning the nation’s biggest beauty pageant would be an indication that life is easy for someone who is good-looking, right? But it isn’t, and beauty is certainly not […]

Body Image

Albino Beauty Queen Gives Inspiring Advice On The Katie Couric Show

Albino Beauty Queen Gives Inspiring Advice On The Katie Couric Show

It’s awesome to see amazing millennial women around the globe breaking down barriers one by one. An industry that desperately need this is the beauty pageant circuit. For so long […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Bald Beauty Pageant Queen Wins Crown While Redefining Beauty

Bald Beauty Pageant Queen Wins Crown While Redefining Beauty

Imagine standing before thousands of people on stage in a beauty pageant where everything is dependent on your physical appearance. Now imagine if you had a rare disease which meant […]

Fashion & Beauty

Why This Italian Beauty Pageant Was Banned From TV…

Why This Italian Beauty Pageant Was Banned From TV…

Imagine having one of your annual TV traditions taken off the air for the first time in decades? Imagine if there was no Miss USA, Miss Universe, MTV VMAs, The […]