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    Today, women are constantly told that they have to look a certain way in order to be considered beautiful. The unrealistic beauty standards set by society have led women to believe that they are not beautiful if they do not meet these standards. One of the biggest contributing factors of these unrealistic beauty standards are beauty contests. Over time, beauty contests have led to the objectification of women and the use of women for marketing purposes. Overall, beauty contests have had more of a harmful impact than a helpful impact on women in today’s society. Therefore, beauty contests should no longer exist because they objectify women, exist mainly for marketing purposes, and negatively affect the way women feel about themselves. To begin,…

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    Do people think beauty contests help women in a positive way? This question is something lots of women think about. There are all sorts of contests. Some are for sports, for political purposes and some are solely based on beauty. Some people believe in beauty contests being a big part of life. Most people think that beauty contests are not useful in any way. Since beauty contests cause girls and women to have a negative view of their body image the contests should be based on intelligence,…

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    first beauty pageant in America originated in 1854, 66 years before women could even vote. Since then, beauty pageants have been extremely detrimental to our society in many ways, although they may seem like nothing but glitter and glam. I believe that beauty pageants are exploitive because they promote the idea that women are just bodies that can be rated on a scale from 1 to 10, which causes society to believe women are nothing more than their appearance, it also has the potential to demote…

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    this society that does not exist because we live in a democratic government. So the closest thing to being a princess is to win beauty pageants. In this long journey, it helps many girls to find their identity and true calling in life. Through this journey, it demonstrates the talents of many women across the country. Beside their image, their story to get the crown is the most inspirational of all because each of them are unique. Beauty Pageants are contests that many people categorize them as…

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    “She is beauty and she is grace, she is the queen of 50 states, she is elegance and taste, she is Miss United States (Lawrence).” This song, from the soundtrack of the movie Miss Congeniality, describes amazing women who have been crowned Miss United States. While outside of this movie, in the real world, we do not have Miss United States; we do have other titles similar. Beauty pageants encourage their participants to be the best versions of themselves they can be through building the…

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    Are Beauty Pageants Worth

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    Are Beauty Pageants really worth all the hassle? The organization of beauty pageants was founded in 1921 by an Atlantic City hotel owner (Nussbaum). The main reason that he created the pageant life was to keep the tourist in town longer. It was a marketing tool for the hotel (Nussbaum). The term that everyone uses for beauty queen is ‘Miss America’, this was brought upon the world by a news reporter that thought it was a clever name (Nussbaum). Pageants were discontinued from 1929-1932 due to…

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    mythology of the “Judgment of Paris” to the selection of the May Day Queen in the United States, it is clear that the narrative of “beauty contests” amongst women is not a recent human construction; rather, its long history may in fact partially explain how we have come to normalize the judgment of female bodies. Nevertheless, the issue is even more problematic when we extend this practice to the bodies of extremely young girls. Three-year-old Paisley Dickey made headline news when she walked…

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    When someone thinks of the word competition what’s the very first thing that comes to to a person’s head? Many people may think of Sports, scholastics, and maybe even Beauty Pageants. As the evolution of beauty pageants changing over time. Many people have gravitated to participating in these competition to gain something out of it whether that be to form a new friendship with the contestants or maybe even just to gain the crown and glory.Even though pageants’ are supposedly created to enhance…

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    Women were suppressed from the media to follow a pursuit set of rules in order to be accepted in the community.The media can be seen as the “abuser” to women because there would always be something that would push women down and unable to see their own true beauty. In addition, not only social media but children books play a considerable role towards little girls thoughts about beauty. Children books such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White show how being a beautiful young girl can…

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    Child Pageants Essay

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    be judged on their looks, opening them up to low self-esteem in their lives. Later leading to mental problems, as well as the amount of money spent on these events. When parents could with their kids outside playing and helping them learn, making friends, being a kid, not a doll to dress up and win a beauty…

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