Venezuelan wins transgender beauty pageant

Isabella Santiago transgenderLEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — A Venezuelan contestant in the all-transgender Miss International Queen pageant won the crown this weekend in Pattaya, Thailand. The winner, Isabella Santiago, topped out a number of contestants from 18 different countries. According to a judge, their selection of Santiago was unanimous.

According to a news report in the Bangkok Post,  the pageant says they’re the world’s largest trans pageant and one of its purposes is to promote transgender rights.

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Congrats to Isabella. I’ve long learned not to knock beauty contests — they’re an incredible source of positive PR for us in mainstream society, and they’re also an esteem builder for many a trans person saddled with dire existences.

Earlier article on beauty pageants and why I changed my way of thinking on pageants: https://lexiecannes.com/2012/05/22/courtney-odonnell-why-i-did-an-about-face-and-boarded-the-jenna-talackova-pr-train/

More on Jenna Talackova: https://lexiecannes.com/?s=jenna+talackova&x=6&y=5

T/H Kayla Beccy Bee

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/442132/venezuelan-crowned-transgender-beauty-queen-in-thai-contest

Isabella Santiago transgender

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Read Lexie Cannes in The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/courtney-odonnell/



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1 reply

  1. FELICITACIONES, ESTA MUY BONITA.

    SALUDOS A TODAS MIS AMIGAS.

    OMAIRA

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