Family's pride for first transgender Miss Universe contestant

Reuters Pilas, Spain Dec 17, 2018, 03.53 PM(IST)

Relatives and friends of the first transgender Miss Universe contestant gathered early on Monday in the Andalusian town of Pilas to show support for the beauty pageant. Miss Spain, Angela Ponce was not included in the twenty finalists and the crown went to Catriona Gray from the Philippines. Ponce, 27, made history as the first transgender contestant in the 66-year-old pageant. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews