Stories Tagged 'Beauty pageants'
The post was a response to yet another viral Miss Nepal video-clip, this time less savoury than Khatiwada’s introductory video. In the clip from the auditions to this year’s pageant, choreographer Rachana Gurung Sharma is seen chastising 22-year-old contestant Ashmita Maharjan for appearing in the audition without makeup and in glasses.
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The very notion of what constitutes beauty needs to be unpacked.
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Miss Pink and similar beauty pageants—Mr Pink and Mr Gay Handsome—are challenging notions of what constitutes a beauty pageant. These diverse pageants, organised by the Blue Diamond Society, an advocacy organisation for queer rights, empower participants and help bring them out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
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