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Trump says model can compete

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Posted April 4, 2012 by admin in News
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Donald Trump says his organization will allow a transgender woman who was born a male to compete for Canada’s spot in the Miss Universe pageant.

In a statement issued Tuesday, the Miss Universe Organization said 23-year-old Jenna Talackova, who underwent a sex change four years ago, can compete in the 2012 competition to become Canada’s pageant contestant.

Talackova’s attorney Gloria Allred held a news conference earlier in the day demanding the organization eliminate its rule requiring contestants be born women. Allred did not respond immediately to a call and email seeking comment on Tuesday.

(Read more and see the video at cbc.ca)

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