BEAUTY PAGEANTS

LGBTQ

The Canadian YouTuber Headed for the World’s Largest Trans Beauty Pageant

After being “100 percent transparent” about her transition on YouTube, Julie Vu is taking her trans advocacy to Thailand.
Mica Lemiski
2.6.19
Photo

Photos of LA's Cat Show People

Every few months, the Glendale Convention Center plays host to a throng of felines and their passionate, passionate owners.
Michelle Groskopf
3.10.15
Stuff

Renee Zellweger Appears in Public, Sparks a Media Firestorm

The hubbub over Renee Zellweger's "new face" has taken over the internet, but why do so many people feel so strongly about making fun of this celebrity?
Dave Schilling
10.22.14
NSFW

NSFW Photos of Sexy Juggalettes at the Gathering of the Juggalos

This weekend, we celebrated feminine beauty with little people, beauty queens, wrestlers, and other sexy juggalettes at the 15th annual Gathering of the Juggalos.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.28.14
Film

A Conversation with the Makers of 'Brave Miss World'

The subject of the documentary, Linor Abargil, was stabbed and raped by a man disguised as a friend. Physical and psychological recovery took years. Today Abargil travels the world encouraging women to speak out.
Alison Stevenson
6.2.14
the vice guide to travel

Miss Camel Beauty Contest

Charlet finds herself the only woman in the desert, looking for the elusive beauty in the beast.
VICE Staff
2.28.14
Stuff

Meet the Guys Behind Top Cities Lists and Urban Beauty Pageants

We all know beauty pageants—cosmopolitan competitions based on beauty, makeup, and tiaras. While personality, talent, and intelligence might come second to hair and heels, that is not the case in every beauty pageant, especially when it comes to urban...
Nadja Sayej
12.3.13