Clarissa Molina, a 23-year-old model representing the province of Espaillat, was crowned Miss Dominican Republic Universe 2015 in Santo Domingo on August 30th. She will now compete in the next edition of Miss Universe whose date and venue have not yet been confirmed. The representative of San Francisco de Macorís, Sofhinel Báez, was crowned eina Hispanoamericana 2015 whereas Miss La Altagracia, Jennifer Pichardo, was crowned Miss Continente Unido 2015.
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