In February 2007, the American Psychological Association released a report on the sexualization of girls that found that girls' exposure to hypersexualized media leads to fewer girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
According to ABC News, Shannon makes Alana's "Go-Go Juice" herself using a combination of part Mountain Dew and part Red Bull, two well-known energy drinks.
One can of each of the two drinks combined contains about the same amount of caffeine as two cups of coffee. Shannon turned to Go-Go Juice after finding that the two bags of Pixy Stixs, the powdered candy in a wrapper that resembles a drinking straw, and is known in the pageant world as "pageant crack," she was feeding Alana were not enough to keep her alert all day during pageant competitions.”
“The beauty industry makes billions of dollars a year by reinforcing the idea that women aren’t attractive enough, in hopes they continue to buy products to help them become more attractive.”
The pageants dehumanize the value of women, in which their beauty and talents are used to make profits into corporations.
some label the beauty contests as races, whereas not all ethnicities aren’t acknowledged.
Since 1983 eight African American women have won the crown[ for Miss America]