Miss Grand Hong Kong Chan Mei dazzles the judges with her accomplishments during the closed door interviews at Miss Grand International 2022 pageant. The event took place on October 16, 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The judges included former Miss Grand International titleholders Lees Garcia (2014), Ariska Putri Pertiwi (2016), MGI Vice-President Teresa Chaivisut, and MGI President Nawat Itsaragrisil. Chan admits that she does not have a chance to win the crown, but she wishes to join the MGI team to work possibly as a historian. A student of literature and an accomplished writer, she dreams some day of winning the Nobel Prize for Literature and wants to help MGI get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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