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Transgender Miss Universe Beauty Ends in Top 12

The first-ever transgender contestant in a Miss Universe pageant lost—but finished in the top 12 of 61 participants. Jenna Talackova failed to make the cut to the final five in the Canada contest, but was one of four contestants named Miss Congeniality, reports People. Talackova was born a male...
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Miss Universe Canada Abruptly Kicks Transgender Contestant Out of Pageant [Pageants]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (3 years ago)

When it was reported earlier in March that a transgender woman named Jenna Talackova would be a finalist in the Miss Universe Canada pageant, it seemed a fine, sunny day for the LGBT community, as Talackova's inclusion in the finals... Read Post

Jenna Talackova, Transgender Beauty Pageant Contestant, Disqualified from Miss Universe Canada

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (3 years ago)

A new beauty pageant scandal has broken out, but this one has nothing to do with naked photos or a contestant's stance on gay marriage. Jenna Talackova - a 23-year old who was born a man, but who underwent gender reassignment surger... Read Post

Update: Jenna Talackova, transgender contestant, wins Miss Congeniality at Miss Canada pageant

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Reliable Source (3 years ago)

This year’s scorching beauty pageant controversy (because there’s one every year, isn’t there?) has ended peacefully. Jenna Talackova, the contestant originally ousted from the Miss Universe Canada pageant because she was not born a... Read Post


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