THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — While the winner of the Miss USA crown for the Miss Universe pageant was not a trans person, her smooth, matter-of-fact, embracing of trans contestants answer in the final question round helped Olivia Culpo, Miss Rhode Island, cinch the crown.
The question: would it be fair for a person born a man to be named Miss Universe after becoming a woman?
Culpo: “I do think that would be fair. . . . [because] “there are so many people who have a need to change for a happier life. I do accept that because I believe it’s a free country.””
Another positive transgender moment in the national spotlight and we’ll take it!
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