young women , viewing them as objects or is the contest a way that young women can gain exposure, especially in the job and entertainment arenas, even giving them a marked advantage, edge, and head start in their careers, particularly acting careers? Young women who participate in beauty contests such as Miss America has a head start regarding careers, especially highly visible careers that young women who do not participate in such contests are oftentimes placed at a disadvantage, having to struggle to get their foot in the door, let alone reach the pinnacles of success.
sort by best latest
This is SO true. Beauty contest participants, particularly beauty contest winners have a LEG UP on their counterparts who never participated in beauty contests.Beauty contest participants never struggled to get into the entertainment business.