Monique StarChyld Redhead, 25, was crowned Miss Black Beauty Canada 2012 on August 25th in Toronto. The 1st runner-up is Chantelle Selkridge (left) and the 2nd runner-up is Ronke Olubunmi (right). The pageant, produced by Fabliss World Entertainment, was created to honor black beauty, to raise awareness for the minority cultural heritage, and to promote community service. For more information about this pageant, visit the official website.
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