Teenage contestants will no longer compete wearing swimwear in the Miss annual competition, pageant officials announced Tuesday. Starting at this year's event on July 30, the year-old contestants will instead model athletic wear before judges. Actress Julianne Hough, the host of this year's Miss USA, the adult version of the pageant run by the same company, hinted at changes within the organization's events earlier this month when she said she wasn't sure if there was still a place for swimwear in pageants.
Instead of a swimsuit part, contestants will now be judged in an athletic wear competition, the Miss Universe organization announced Wednesday. But Miss Teen USA's transition to athletic wear reads as less exploitative and more focused on the importance of physical fitness for its younger participants, mirroring the rise of athleisure with the demographic that Miss Teen USA is aimed towards and populated by," the organization said in a statement. As a member of a softball team and a competitive dance team, I spend a lot of time in athletic wear," she said, according to the Miss Universe statement.
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Fresh off the announcement that the Miss America Pageant will no longer include a swimsuit competitionseveral people on the internet are crediting this decision as a win for women's rights and the Me Too movement. For years, the year-old competition has endured criticism about the sexually-exploitative nature of the swimsuit competitionthat required women to appear on stage in a swimsuit, only for judges to rate them according to their physical appearance. As people celebrate the end of an era, it's important to look back at the issues and culture that kept the swimsuit competition going for as long as it did — and why the competition was ultimately eliminated. The swimsuit contest dates all the way back to the first-ever Miss America pageant hosted in in Atlantic City.
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The organizers of the Miss World pageant, scheduled for September in Indonesia, cast aside tradition this week, and announced that bikinis would be banned in the swimwear competition. For the first time, contestants will be required to don one-pieces and even sarongs, traditional beachwear on the resort island of Bali, where the competition will be held. The Miss World pageant began in as a bikini show for the Festival of Britain — so why the sudden modesty?