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Miss America 2019 says she's happy she didn't have to wear a swimsuit to win

Miss America 2019 has been crowned, and she's thankful the bikinis have been ditched. Representing New York, Nia Imani Franklin won the title in Atlantic City on Sunday night, in the first competition since the 98-year-old pageant scrapped the
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A Look at the #MeToo Movement’s Impact In the US, Brazil and the UK

Since the #MeToo movement began in October 2017, hardly a week goes by without the hashtag making headlines. From Miss America pageants to proposed legislation, the movement has given victims of sexual violence and harassment a new voice and has...
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A woman is now in charge of Miss America and she's killing the swimsuit round

Gretchen Carlson, who is a former Miss America and the current Chair of the Board of Trustees, is attempting a radical change to the show. In a recent interview, she said the swimsuit round would be dropped and the former pageant – now "
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Miss America could've never survived the #MeToo era if it kept scoring women's bodies

The Miss America pageant this country has known for nearly a century is finally dead. Good riddance.  On Tuesday, Gretchen Carlson, Miss America 1989 and chair of the Miss America Organization, appeared on Good Morning America to deliver the
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Miss America will scrap the swimsuit portion, devastating the bro community

Miss America, America's favorite shitshow of a competition, has decided to make a radical change. Gretchen Carlson, Former Fox News host and Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, announced Tuesday on Good Morning
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#MeToo Movement’s Gretchen Carlson to Talent Leaders: Be Fierce!

Gretchen Carlson, the accomplished journalist, former Miss America, long-time Fox & Friends host, author, Ted Talker, and unintentional founder of the #MeToo movement, spoke at the Spring ERE Recruiting Conference, and I was fortunate to