Tell Miss USA: Fur is Not Beautiful
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Tell Miss USA: Fur is Not Beautiful

    1. Stephanie Feldstein
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      Stephanie Feldstein

      Ypsilanti, MI

Fur coats have been given away as beauty pageant prizes for years. Bob Barker quit as host over 20 years ago because of the fur giveaways and, despite the decline in popularity, Miss USA and other pageants continue to ally themselves with the fur industry. The preliminary event for Miss Florida USA 2011 was met by protests because of the Fur Information Council of America sponsorship.

Although the pageant industry claims that competitions have evolved to empower women and judge them on personality and intelligence, the pageant culture still focuses on misogyny, and the prizes promote cruelty. 

Tell Miss USA to stop objectifying women and animals, and start promoting compassion.

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    • Miguel Etchepare SãO PAULO, BRAZIL
      • over 3 years ago

      Fur coats have been given away as beauty pageant prizes for years. Bob Barker quit as host over 20 years ago because of the fur giveaways and, despite the decline in popularity, Miss USA and other pageants continue to ally themselves with the fur industry. The preliminary event for Miss Florida USA 2011 was met by protests because of the Fur Information Council of America sponsorship.

      Although the pageant industry claims that competitions have evolved to empower women and judge them on personality and intelligence, the pageant culture still focuses on misogyny, and the prizes promote cruelty.

      Tell Miss USA to stop objectifying women and animals, and start promoting compassion.

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    • Maria Jose Garcia VALLADOLID, SPAIN
      • over 3 years ago

      La piel para vestirse es cosa del pasado, ya no es necesario ,hay materiales que aíslan del frío perfectamente .Resulta vulgar, feo y cruel.

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    • Mary Besignano OTTO, NC
      • over 3 years ago

      The furs look great on the animals it was meant to be on....When people wear them, it just shows their stupidity, and really an identity crises!!!!

      Compassion is beautiful and full of character!

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    • Sanya tandon TORONTO, CANADA
      • over 3 years ago

      MURDER WAS NEVER IN STYLE <3><3

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    • terri wood LC, TN
      • over 3 years ago

      THE FUR LOOKS BETTER ON THE ANIMAL

      YOU JUST LOOK LIKE A MURDERING BITCH TO GET WHAT YOU WANT. . .ANIMAL FUR!

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