Jenna Talackova Makes History as First Transgender Miss Universe Canada Contestant
First Nation transgender beauty Jenna Talackova is set to compete in Miss Universe Canada on Saturday May 19, having won reinstatement to the pageant after her disqualification in April for being born male.
Of Lake Babine Nation heritage, Talackova is making history as the first-ever transgender contestant in the pageant, whose winner will head to Miss Universe, to take place June 3 in Las Vegas.
The pageant will be livestreamed on the Miss Universe Canada site.
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