American Women will no longer have to think about their body sizes like how to slim down to meet a certain standard before entering Miss America pageant now competition. The organizing body made an official announcement today on their social media pages of the new initiative rolling out.
Beauty pageants come with the notion which makes body size a crucial role in the selection process, however, with the new decision taken. Women of all sizes can feel free in their natural body to audition for the chance to be the next queen without the fear of being left out.
Gretchen Carlson (Chairwoman of Miss America) speaks on Good Morning America:
JUST IN: "We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance. That's huge. And that means we will no longer have a swimsuit competition." – @GretchenCarlson on the major changes coming to @MissAmericaOrg https://t.co/ICRIsRN71h pic.twitter.com/IWKcVvCC50
— Good Morning America (@GMA) June 5, 2018
Organizers are making amends to the evening gown session also of the upcoming event. Consideration is more on what the ladies are offering to meaningfully make impacts in societies.
It is with no doubt that this is the right call from the organizers and may be setting the pace for other countries to follow. Frankly, selecting ladies based on body sizes for competition leave an open space for the word ‘discrimination’ to fill. But, the question we are are asking is; are other countries in the world with similar national competition be willing to join this movement?
See the message from organizers below:
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