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New rules at Miss Universe: transgender women welcome in all pageants

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Jenna Talackova
The Miss Universe Organization on Tuesday announced that it is changing its rules and will allow transgender women to take part in all of its competitions starting in 2013.

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Trump overrules rejection of transgender Miss Universe Canada contestant

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Gloria Allred (left) and Jenna
U.S. businessman Donald Trump, owner of the Miss Universe Organization, on Tuesday overruled a decision by pageant officials, and said a transgender contestant will be allowed to compete in the Miss Universe Canada competition.

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Transgender contestant may be allowed back into Miss Universe pageant

Monday, April 2, 2012
Jenna Talackova
A transgender beauty pageant contestant who was disqualified last week from the Miss Universe Canada competition after the organizers discovered that she had undergone surgery to become a woman, may be allowed to re-enter the competition if she can prove she meets the “legal gender recognition requirements," pageant organizers announced Monday.

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Miss Universe drops transgender woman for not being ‘naturally born’

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Jenna Talackova
A beauty pageant contestant has been disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada competition after the organizers discovered that she had undergone surgery to become a woman. Pageant organizers said that according to official rules, each contestant must be a "naturally born female."

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