beauty contests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on beauty contests


Are beauty pageants sexist or a celebration of femininity?

Jan 28, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Pageant advocates respond to criticisms of sexism by insisting beauty contests empower women in more ways than one

The Philippines' beauty pageant obsession: Who benefits?

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Rappler explores the country's fixation with beauty pageants, and the debate on whether they are harmful or helpful to women

Actress in beauty pageant

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:55 PM

Megan Young is lone celebrity in Miss World Philippines 2013

HER DREAM. For Megan Young, the time to conquer the 'World' has come. Photo from her Facebook

Vitug Vlogs: Beauty contests and women's insecurities

May 04, 2013 - 5:06 AM

Rappler s editor at large Marites Vitug comments on the culture of beauty and women s perceptions about their appearance

Questions for future beauty contestants

Dec 25, 2012 - 11:17 AM

How do I get these provoking questions to Mr Trump?

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Last year's runner-up crowned 2012 Bb Pilipinas Universe

Apr 16, 2012 - 12:38 AM

Janine Tugonon brought home the 2012 Binibining Pilipinas Universe crown