#GAReads | Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition, will no longer judge based on physical appearance

 A photo of the first Miss America winner, Margaret Gorman, in 1921.

A photo of the first Miss America winner, Margaret Gorman, in 1921.

"Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition, will no longer judge based on physical appearance":

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on physical appearance, the organization announced Tuesday.

"We are no longer a pageant," Gretchen Carlson, the first former Miss America to be named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, said on "GMA." "We are a competition."

Read Catherine Thorbecke and Katie Kindelan's full article at ABC News here…