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Whip It Out for the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Competition

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
In what may be the contest no man wants to win, owners of the New York boroughs’ tiniest schlongs will gather on June 14 at a Bushwick’s Kings County Bar for the second annual Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant.

’Pageant’: A Beauty Of A Show Returns

By Brian Scott Lipton | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"And the winner is..." While we’ve been hearing these words a lot these past few weeks, they take on a whole new meaning in "Pageant," the hit 1991 Off-Bway musical by Bill Russell, Frank Kelly, and Albert Evans, which will be receiving its first revival.

Miss Universe: Trans Contestants Shouldn’t Compete

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 15, 2013
Maria Gabriela Isler, who was crowned Miss Universe last week, told the Huffington Post on Thursday that she believes transgender contestants should not compete in the Miss Universe pageant and that they should hold their own contest.

Indian Miss America Resonates as Symbol of Change

By Jesse Washington | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Nina Davuluri became the first Indian-American winner of the quintessential American beauty pageant, changing the contest forever and showing the unique promise of America.

Murray Hill’s Miss Lez Pageant Rocks Williamsburg

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
Contestants are gearing up for Murray Hill’s Annual Miss LEZ Pageant 2013 at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory on Aug. 18.

Judge OKs Defamation Ruling vs. Pa. Beauty Queen

By Colleen Long | Friday Jul 5, 2013
A federal judge in New York has upheld an arbitrator’s ruling that a Pennsylvania beauty queen must pay the Miss USA pageant $5 million for defaming Donald Trump’s pageant organization.

Miss Utah Latest Beauty Queen to Botch Answer

By Hannah Dreier | Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
Move over Miss Carolina with your "such as US Americans!" Get off the cross Carrie Prajean with your "Opposite Marriage!" There’s a new dum dum in town and she hails from the Beehive State.

Arbitrator: Beauty Queen Defamed Pageant, Owes $5M

Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
A beauty queen who claimed this year’s Miss USA contest was fixed because it allowed transgender contestants, has been ordered to pay the pageant organization $5 million for defamation.

Miss Universe Pageant Fights Back on Rigging Claim

By Randy Pennell | Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
The Miss Universe Organization says a former contestant should be made to pay for her "defamatory" claims that this year’s Miss USA pageant was a sham.

Ex-Miss Pennsylvania Stands by Rigging Allegation

Friday Jun 8, 2012
The former Miss USA contestant who stepped down this week is standing by her claim the contest was rigged.