The new Miss Universe Hrvatske (Croatia) 2014 is Ivana Mišura, 24, of Zagreb who was crowned April 11th at the Marina Cvetkovića Sports Complex in the coastal resort town of Opatija. Runners-up in the contest were Meri Benčić, 25, and Andrea Generalić, 20. Miss Photogenic was Mateji Hunjed, and Miss Congeniality was Anđela Marijanović. Nineteen women competed in this year's contest.
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