The Changing Face of Beauty Pageants

Spring 1993 • September 2001

okanagan beauty pageantokanagan beauty pageant“Here he comes…” A comical gender bender—an attractive young man, weeping for joy, as a pageant winner’s ribbon is wrapped around his torso, dozens of roses thrust into his arms, a glittering tiara planted on his head. This is not as far-fetched as it may seem, we discover, in these two looks at the changing face of pageants.

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Read the original features from the  2001 Sept and 1993 Spring issues.