More to Love: Additions to the Reading List


For this week’s “Additions” we focused on beauty pageants: the Good, the even Better, and the Ugly too:

  • This isn’t the first plus-sized pageant but the fact that it happened in France, the home of the waifs, is remarkable!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2265989/The-catwalk-curves-IN-Frances-plus-size-beauty-queen-crowned-Paris-Haute-Couture-fashion-circus-arrives-town.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

  • A pretty amazing teen defies stereotypes in a MAJOR way at her hometown pageant

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Miss-Ky-Teen-contestant-shows-inner-beauty-4209459.php

  • Pakistani beauty pageant becomes a stage for political activism

http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Bhopal/Beauty-pageant-to-raise-voice-for-Sarabjit-s-release/Article1-993263.aspx

  • A sister bemoans the fact that pageants judge people for outer beauty rather than the inner kind…hmmm…I’m SO over this debate!

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570990/Miss-America-2013-How-can-beauty-be-judged.html

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