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Are Beauty Contests a Good Thing for Young Girls?
Transcript of Are Beauty Contests a Good Thing for Young Girls?
Negative Side of Pageants
A child beauty pageant is a beauty contest featuring contestants of 2-12 years of age. Competition categories may include talent, interview, sportswear, casual wear, swim wear, western wear, eastern wear, southern wear, northern wear, theme wear, outfit of choice, decade wear, and evening wear
Began in Atlantic City,New Jersey
in the 1920's
Form of entertainment
"People are sick if they can see anything sexy about a little girl"
Children are bribed to practice and prepare for pageants
A child's innocence is taken away when they are trying to achieve a "beauty queen" image
Influence on self-esteem, body image and self-worth
Issues with self-identity
(Cartwright, psychology today)
Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalysis Theory
Enact Social Change
Understand the issue
American Psychological Association
hypersexualized media content