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Miss Trans Star Internacional
Miss Trans Star International (formerly Miss Trans Star Internacional) is a beauty pageant for transgender women. It was first held in 2010 in Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. The winner receives a crown and prize money
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Beauty Pageant
A beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants, although some contests have evolved to also incorporate personality traits, intelligence, talent, and answers to judges' questions as judged criteria. The term almost invariably refers only to contests for unmarried women such as the Big Four international beauty pageants.[1][2][3] Similar events or competition for men or boys being called by other names and more likely to be bodybuilding contests. The organizers of each pageant may determine the rules of the competition, including the age range of contestants. The rules may also require the contestants to be unmarried, and be "virtuous", "amateur", and available for promotions, besides other criteria
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Barcelona
Nickname(s): Ciutat Comtal (ca)/Ciudad Condal (es) "City of Counts" Cap i Casal de Catalunya (ca) "Head and Hearth of Catalonia"Abbreviation(s): Barna, BCNBarcelonaLocation of Barcelona Show map of CataloniaBarcelona Barcelona
Barcelona
(Spain) Show map of SpainBarcelona Barcelona
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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LGBT
LGBT
LGBT
or GLBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which was used to replace the term gay in reference to the LGBT community
LGBT community
beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s.[1] Activists believed that the term gay community did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred.[2] The initialism has become mainstream as a self-designation; it has been adopted by the majority of sexuality and gender identity-based community centers and media in the United States, as well as some other English-speaking countries.[3][4] The initialism LGBT
LGBT
is intended to emphasize a diversity of sexuality and gender identity-based cultures
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The Jerusalem Post
The Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Jerusalem, founded in 1932 during the British Mandate of Palestine
British Mandate of Palestine
by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post. In 1950, it changed its name to The Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Post. In 2004, the paper was bought by Mirkaei Tikshoret, a diversified Israeli media firm controlled by investor Eli Azur. In April 2014, Azur acquired the newspaper Maariv.[4] The newspaper is published in English and French editions. Formerly regarded as left-wing, the paper underwent a noticeable shift to the right in the late 1980s.[5] From 2004, under then editor-in-chief David Horovitz, the paper took a more centrist position, competing against the staunchly left-liberal Ha'aretz
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The World's Most Beautiful Transsexual Contest
The World's Most Beautiful Transsexual
Transsexual
Contest is a beauty pageant that was held in Las Vegas in 2004 that selected the "most beautiful" transsexual in the world. Jahna Steele was the mistress of ceremonies for the pageant, in which 35 trans women competed. Contestants were required to provide proof of their original sex, and both pre-operation (pre-op) and post-operation (post-op) trans women were allowed to enter the contest. The pageant featured four competition stages:swimwear evening gown talent competitions interviews Entertainment Tonight
Entertainment Tonight
and The Howard Stern Show
The Howard Stern Show
were among the many media organizations that covered the pageant, which was also made into a documentary entitled Trantasia which aired on Showtime
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Miss T World
Miss T World is a beauty pageant for transgender women. The event took place on September
September
23th, in the Alberti Theater, in the village of Desenzano del Garda, near the city of Brescia, in the region of Lombardy, in Italy.[1] The winner of the pageant, was Paula Bitushchini, the representative of Philippines, in the second place was for Sandy Lopes, the representative of Thailand. Alessia Cavalcanti was the representative of Italy.[2] In the contest participated 16 candidates
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Miss Tiffany's Universe
Miss Tiffany's Universe (Thai: มิสทิฟฟานี่ยูนิเวิร์ส) is a beauty contest for Thai transgender women, held in mid-May, in Pattaya in the Kingdom of Thailand. It has taken place annually since 1998.[1][2][3] The contest is opened to all transgender women who may or may not have gone through sex reassignment surgery.[4] Ladyboy or Kathoey
Kathoey
are commonly used terms in Thailand
Thailand
to describe effeminate gay male or transgender women. Each year, about 100 candidates from across Thailand
Thailand
apply to take part in the pageant. All contestants need to have Thai nationality and be between the age of 18 and 25
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Hawaii
Coordinates: 21°18′41″N 157°47′47″W / 21.31139°N 157.79639°W / 21.31139; -157.79639State of Hawaii Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi  (Hawaiian)Flag SealNickname(s): The Aloha State (official), Paradise of the Pacific,[1] The Islands of AlohaMotto(s): Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka Pono ("The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness")[2]State song(s): "Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī (Hawaiʻi's Own True Sons)[3]"Official language English, HawaiianDemonym Hawaiian[a]Capital (and largest city) HonoluluLargest metro Island of OahuArea Ranked 43rd • Total 10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2) • Width n/a miles (n/a km) • Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km) • 
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Angola
Coordinates: 12°30′S 18°30′E / 12.500°S 18.500°E / -12.500; 18.500 Republic
Republic
of Angola República de Angola  (Portuguese)FlagEmblemMotto: Virtus Unita Fortior  (Latin) (English: "Virtue is stronger when united")Anthem:  Angola
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Colombia
Coordinates: 4°N 72°W / 4°N 72°W / 4; -72 Republic
Republic
of Colombia República de Colombia  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Libertad y Orden" (Spanish) "Freedom and Order"Anthem: ¡Oh, Gloria Inmarcesible!  (Spanish) O unfading glory!Location of  Colombia  (dark green) in South America  (grey)Capital and largest city Bogotá 4°35′N 74°4′W / 4.583°N 74.067°W / 4.583; -74.067Official languages SpanishaRecognized regional languages 68 ethnic languages and dialects
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Israel
Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35State of Israelמְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)FlagEmblemAnthem: "Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Hope")(pre-) 1967 border (Green Line)Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition)[fn 1] 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217Official languagesHebrew ArabicEthnic groups (2017)74.7% Jewish 20.8% Arab 4.5% other[5]Religion (2016
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Argentina
Coordinates: 34°S 64°W / 34°S 64°W / -34; -64Argentine Republic[A] República Argentina  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "En unión y libertad" ("In Unity and Freedom")Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino ("Argentine National Anthem")Sol de Mayo[2] (Sun of May)Location of  Argentina  (dark green) in South America  (grey)Capital and largest city Buenos Aires 34°36′S 58°23′W / 34.600°S 58.383°W / -34.600; -58.383Official languages NoneNational language Spanish[a]Regional languagesGuarani in Corrientes;[3] Qom, Mocoví and Wichí in Chaco[4]Religion77.1% Roman Catholicism 10.8% Protestant 10.1% Non-religious 2.6% Other[5]DemonymArgentine Argentinian Argentinean (uncommon)Government Federal presidential constitutional republic• PresidentMauricio Macri•
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Switzerland
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state situated in the confluence of western, central, and southern Europe.[9][note 4] It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern.[1][2][note 1] Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. It is geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau
Swiss Plateau
and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi)
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Russia
Coordinates: 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90Russian FederationРоссийская Федерация (Russian)Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms Anthem: "Государственный гимнРоссийской Федерации"(tr.) "Gosudarstvenny gimnRossiyskoy Federatsii""State Anthem of the Russian Federation"Location of internationally recognized territory of Russia (green)and the disputed Crimean Peninsula (light green)[note 1]Capitaland largest cityMoscow55°45′N 37°37′E / 55.750°N 37.617°E / 55.750; 37.617Official language .mw-parser-output .nobold font-weight:normal and national languageRussianRecognised national languagesSee Languages of RussiaEthnic groups (2010)[2]81.0% Russian3.7% Tatar1.4% Ukrainian1.2% Armenian1.1% Bashkir1.0% Chuvash11.0% others / unspecifiedReligion See Religion in RussiaDemonym(s)Russian
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