The Huffington Post: Being the first openly gay Miss America Pageant contestant is both a huge accomplishment and a legacy title. What does it mean to you? It means a great deal to me. I have the opportunity to serve as a reference point for LGBT youth where none other exists. This is not just an issue of diversity, but saving lives. LGBT youth are up to eight times more likely to attempt suicide as compared to their heterosexual peers if they come from an unaccepting environment.
Miss Utah Rachel Slawson will make history as Miss USA's first openly bisexual contestant
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Kamala Khan aka Ms. When she was exposed to the Terrigen Mist she became a polymorph with the ability to stretch her body in almost any way imaginable. She went on to become the newest holder of the Ms. Marvel identity. Like Kamala, Nakia was a practicing Muslim and the daughter of immigrants. Later, when Kamala was entering the second grade, the Khan family met one of her new classmates, Bruno Carrelli. The teacher, Ms.
Donald Trump has fired back at Jenna Talackova, the Canadian transsexual beauty queen who mired his Miss Universe pageant in controversy, and her high-powered attorney who is demanding the beauty pageant be open to all contestants, even those born male. Talackova, 23, was selected as one of 65 finalists in the Miss Universe Canada competition but was disqualified Friday because she was not a "naturally born female. Days after the disqualification drew worldwide headlines, the Trump organization Monday said it would not attempt to keep Talackova out of the competition.
Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. While she may have failed to advance to the top 20, all eyes remain on year old competitor Swe Zin Htet, whose homeland still considers homosexuality a punishable crime.