For the very first time ever, Miss universe competition will be having a transgender competing for the the prestigious title and the record breaker is no other person but Spain Angela Ponce.
First Transgender at miss universe competition, Angela Ponce.
Angela Ponce, 27, is the first transgender to compete in the international beauty-fashion competition after it reverse a long standing rule that stated that “only a naturally born women” are allowed to join. Despite not placed in top 20,she made history at the event held in Bangkok, Thailand as everyone applaud and cheered her up for such a great courage.
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) December 17, 2018
In a short video posted earlier, Ponce had stated that, she probably not aim at winning the crown but to prove to everyone that it is possible to build equality even in the pageant world. ” I am not here to win the Miss universe title, I just need to be here, to eradicate the intolerance and raise equality for everyone”.
Photos of Angela Ponce, first Transgender in Miss Universe Competition.
In Spain, Ponce is a known figure especially with her foundation where she train young converted females battling with stigma of being a transgender.