Trans Woman Crowned Miss Universe Spain 2018

Gay Star News reports:

A trans woman was crowned as Miss Universe in Spain yesterday. This is a first for the international beauty pageant. Angela Ponce, 25, will represent Spain in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant scheduled end of the year. The beauty pageant lifted the ban on trans women competing in 2012.

Three years later, Donald Trump sold the Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA pageants to talent agency WME-IMG. Miss Universe President Paula Shugart said they made the decision as a result of ongoing discussions with GLAAD.