Beauty pageants

Miss Korea 2011: Jazz hands, awkward pauses and 54 beautiful women

Miss Korea 2011: Jazz hands, awkward pauses and 54 beautiful women

Miss Seoul, Yi Seong Hye, crowned the most beautiful woman in Korea
Photo gallery: Thailand crowns its newest transgender beauty queen

Photo gallery: Thailand crowns its newest transgender beauty queen

This year's beauty pageant brought out the kingdom's most stunning ladyboys, proving yet again that some of the best looking girls in Thailand used to be boys
Secrets of a Miss Universe maker

Secrets of a Miss Universe maker

Ines Ligron, the beauty expert behind Japan's success in recent Miss Universe pageants, reveals how compliments, wigs and being in love can help a Japanese girl blossom
6 strapping young men fight for human rights

6 strapping young men fight for human rights

The Mr Gay Hong Kong competition is promoting gay rights awareness with six hot men
Interview: Miss Korea 2011 talks fashion, her new job and plastic surgery

Interview: Miss Korea 2011 talks fashion, her new job and plastic surgery

We go one on one with Korea's gorgeous new ambassador
Seoul on the manhunt

Seoul on the manhunt

52 hot male models invade Korea for world's biggest male modeling pageant
Can China win Miss Universe?

Can China win Miss Universe?

Entrepreneur, fashion icon and "Chinese Oprah" Yue-Sai Kan is running a pageant boot camp to increase the odds of winning for Miss China
'Fit, sexy, happy' beauty crowned Miss Universe Australia 2011

'Fit, sexy, happy' beauty crowned Miss Universe Australia 2011

Perth beach girl Scherri-Lee Biggs has a new crown: Long live the beauty pageant?
Life as a ladyboy: 'What does being a transgender mean to you?'

Life as a ladyboy: 'What does being a transgender mean to you?'

At the recent Miss Tiffany's Universe pageant, several of the alluring contestants spoke frankly about what it's like to be a member of the 'third sex'
Vindicated! Miss Thailand Universe named 'Most Photogenic'

Vindicated! Miss Thailand Universe named 'Most Photogenic'

Oh the irony. Just one week after being bashed for looking too sexy in her photos, the beauty contestant wins a vote based on her ability to look pretty in pictures
Miss Thailand Universe 2010 catches heat for looking sexy

Miss Thailand Universe 2010 catches heat for looking sexy

Fonthip Watcharatrakul, in Las Vegas for this year's Miss Universe pageant, responds via Facebook to those criticizing her "outstandingly lavish" poses
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