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Trans Heroine Gets Elle Magazine Fashion Spread

12 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Three cheers to Jenna Talackova, the fabulous Canadian trans woman who was kicked out of the Miss Universe contest until she successfully fought to reverse the contest’s anti-trans ban. Talackova has just landed her next high-profile gig: a fashion spread in Elle Canada, a magazine, which is like the internet if you printed it out […]

Model Disqualified from Miss Universe for Being Trans Gets Elle Spread

12 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Jenna Talackova, the model who was abruptly disqualified from Miss Universe Canada when it came to light that she'd been born male, continues to win at things that are far more important than a pageant conglomerate run by a sleazy gremlin (Donald Trump, preeminent Gremlin of Sleaze). Show More Summary

Transgendered Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova To Star In New Reality Show

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Jenna Talackova, the Canadian transgendered woman Donald Trump ejected from the Miss Universe pageant last year, is making headlines again—only this time, everything seems to be going her way. Since her famous snub made headlines around...Show More Summary

Jenna Talackova, Transgender Beauty Queen, Says She's Made A Reality Show

Jenna Talackova made a worldwide splash in the surreal world of beauty pageants in 2012, but next year the gender equality crusader says it's back to reality. The 24-year-old Vancouver native who made international headlines as the first...Show More Summary

Miss Universe Canada Contestant Wants WHO to Stop Stigmatizing Trans People

Former Miss Universe Canada competitor Jenna Talackova is part of an effort urging the World Health Organization to stop classifying people with transgender identities as having a mental disorder. read more

Miss Universe contestant petitions World Health Organization to remove transsexualism as a mental disorder

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Many of you will remember Jenna Talackova, the Canadian Miss Universe nominee who had to fight for her right to compete at last year's pageant because she's transgendered (she won the appeal and finished in the top 12). Now, Talackova is asking the World Health Organization to remove transsexualism from their list of mental disorders. Show More Summary

Trans Model Petitions World Health Organization For Affirmation

Jenna Talackova made international headlines earlier this year when the Miss Universe Canada pageant originally refused to let her compete because she is transgender. Not only was she eventually allowed to compete, but she placed in the top 12. Now, Talackova is reaching out the World Health Organization, petitioning the organization to stop classifying transgender [...]

What's Jenna Talackova Up To Now?

Jenna Talackova may not have won the title of Miss Universe Canada, but the transgender beauty queen has received another honour: she will be one...

Gloria Allred And Jenna Talackova Speak Out Against Miss PA At The L.A. Pride Parade!

Gloria Allred and her transgendered beauty queen client Jenna Talackova took to the streets of West Hollywood on Sunday to speak out against the Miss Pennsylvania controversy at the El Lay Pride Parade. Sheena Monnin resigned from her role within the Miss Universe Organization because she felt that the Miss USA Pageant was fixed. A [...]

GLAAD supports Jenna Talackova and other transgender beauty queens after Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin resigns

As you might expect, GLAAD is not very happy with Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin, who resigned from her post on June 5 because she says the Miss USA pageant was rigged

Jenna Talackova: Transgender beauty queen gets reality TV show

Jenna Talackova isn't ready to relinquish her 15 minutes of fame yet. The transgender Miss Universe hopeful who won the right to compete for the title of Miss Canada (she didn't win, but made the top 12) has landed her own reality s...

Lights, Camera, Action!

TORONTO - If you thought transgendered beauty queen Jenna Talackova had finished her 15 minutes of fame, think again. Shaw Media revealed this morning that it has picked up a reality show featuring the leggy Vancouver model. Talackova...Show More Summary

Courtney O'Donnell: Why I Did An About-Face And Boarded The Jenna Talackova PR Train

I've now an eye on the big picture: winning the hearts and minds of those not quite on board with trans people. If this involves embracing something seemingly shallow, so be it. My hat goes off to Jenna for opening some doors we couldn't have done easily otherwise.

Ready-To-Click: Smell You Later

On the weird, compelling benefits of aromatherapy. -YouBeauty Michael Kors is pro-hoodie, pro-Zuckerberg. -The Cut The saga of transgender beauty contestant Jenna Talackova continues. -Styleite How to do a denim jacket without looking like a burnout? -College Fashion Kate Spade's first swimwear collection is here. Show More Summary

Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Loses Out On Crown

By Radar Staff Transgender beauty queen Jenna Talackova missed out on being crowned Miss Universe Canada last night. The 23-year-old was the first sex change contestant to be allowed entry into the competition after a battle with Donald...Show More Summary

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

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 aShow More Summary

Trans Miss Universe Canada Contestant Finishes In Top 12

Jenna Talackova made a little bit of history this weekend. After successfully challenging the Miss Universe Canada pageant to welcome transgender contestants such as herself, she placed in the top 12 finalists and tied for Miss Congeniality. Some were concerned her story was stealing the spotlight, but the controversy also brought more attention to the [...]

Ready-To-Click: Losing The Crown

The saga of transgender beauty contestant Jenna Talackova continues. -Styleite How to do a denim jacket without looking like a burnout? -College Fashion Kate Spade's first swimwear collection is here. -The High Low Megan Fox before she became Megan Fox. Show More Summary

Jenna Talackova Falls Short of Miss Universe Canada Crown, Named Miss Congeniality

Transgender Canadian beauty queen Jenna Talackova turned heads in a bikini and placed in the top 12 at the Miss Universe Canada pageant this weekend. The 6-foot-1 blonde bombshell was a crowd favorite, even though she fell short of the...Show More Summary

Trans Beauty Queen Finishes In Top 12

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday transgender Miss Universe contestant Jenna Talackova finished in Canada's top twelve. The 6-foot-1 blonde bombshell was a crowd favorite as she strutted down the runway in the evening gown and swimwear portions of the competition. Show More Summary

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