#Beauty Pageant

  • Article: Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 28, 2019

    Sibabalwe Gcilitshana talks pride, representation, and beauty pageants with Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: Indian Beauty Pageant Criticized for Fair Skin Bias

    Indian Beauty Pageant Criticized for Fair Skin Bias

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 31, 2019

    "If I don't fit these criteria or this skin tone, then I'm not beautiful." Read more

  • Article: Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers

    Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 3, 2018

    Rosa Montezuma hopes to show other indigenous women that they can overcome prejudice. Read more

  • Article: This Law Student Beauty Queen Will Be the First to Compete in Miss England Finals Wearing a Hijab

    This Law Student Beauty Queen Will Be the First to Compete in Miss England Finals Wearing a Hijab

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 3, 2018

    And she’s fundraising to support Beauty With a Purpose’s work with children all over the world. Read more

  • Article: This Model With Down Syndrome Just Became First to Appear in Miss USA Pageant

    This Model With Down Syndrome Just Became First to Appear in Miss USA Pageant

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 27, 2017

    Mikayla Holmgren is inspiring future generations of women and girls with disabilities. Read more