Miss Universe

Miss Universe Crowned

AP | Jim Heintz | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Style

MOSCOW -- A 25-year-old Venezuelan who appears on TV in her country and is an accomplished flamenco dancer is the new Miss Universe. Gabriela Isler...

Olivia Culpo, You've Got It Wrong About Pot

Benjamin Morris | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Alberta
Benjamin Morris

You can't expect intelligence from a person whose job is to stand there and look pretty. Miss Universe does not debate string theory with astrophysici...

Transgendered Miss Universe Contestant To Lead Gay Pride Parade In Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Impact

VANCOUVER - Transgendered beauty queen Jenna Talackova, who successfully fought the Miss Universe pageant after she was kicked out of the contest beca...

Contest Organizers: Miss Dominican Republic Will Lose Crown Because She Is Married (PHOTOS)

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Style

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The director of the Miss Dominican Republic beauty contest says the woman recently chosen for the title will lose ...

Transgender Controversy Forces Miss Universe Rule Change

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada Style

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A rule change that would allow transgender women to participate in the Miss Universe beauty pageant next year is a step forward for e...

Pageants: An Outdated Practice? Disqualification of Transgendered Contestant Sparks Debate

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Style

VANCOUVER - In the stage-managed world of beauty pageants, hair colouring is essential, learning to walk goes without saying and contestants often und...