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    Angela Ponce Becomes the First Transgender Woman in Miss Universe

    Angela Ponce has made history since becoming the first transgender woman to compete in Miss Universe.

    Representing Spain, Ponce will appear in the miss universe pageant. Being a transgender model has not been easy for her. In an interview with Time Magazine, Angela Ponce said:

    “The fashion industry likes to talk about freedom and creativity. But many times I’ve gone to a casting and they’ve given me the job, and then later my agency calls and says they’ve changed their minds, because they’ve found out I’m a trans woman.”

    Despite struggling against trans-phobia, Angela Ponce will starting be competing in the miss universe competition.  This is the same organization which once banned transgender women. If Ponce won, it would be a huge accomplishment.

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