The new Miss República Portuguesa (Miss World Portugal) is Elisabele Rodrigues who was crowned on July 27 and will represent Portugal in Miss World 2013. The 1st runner-up was Indira Ferreira, Miss International Portugal 2012. The 2nd runner-up was Carmen Fernandes and crowned as the new Miss Tourism Queen Portugal. And 3rd runner-up Vanessa Henriques will represent Portugal in Miss Supranational 2012.
A local beauty pageant is attracting ample mockery on social media after a trans-identified male was crowned the winner of the competition and awarded a scholarship intended for young women. Brían Nguyen , 19, was awarded the crown in the Miss Greater Derry pageant, held on November 8 in the Greater Derry area of New Hampshire. The competition is a locally-run event under the national Miss America series of pageants. In addition to winning the crown, Nguyen will receive the Miss Greater Derry Scholarship , a financial award established to support young women. Nguyen, who is male, is a freshman at Nashua Community College majoring in Business Management. After his win, Nguyen wrote on Facebook : “ I am ecstatic to be the FIRST transgender woman to be a Miss America local titleholder, and I hope to make everyone proud and become the first to walk the Miss America stage. I am Brían Nguyen, your Miss Greater Derry 2023 .” Nguyen had previously announced on Instagram that he has intention