Below are three different articles about beauty pageant contestant Jenna Talackova. She was excluded from the Miss Universe Canada pageant due to the fact that she is transgendered or a transitioned woman.
Link 1 News article from CNN
Link 2 Article from Feminist Blog
Link 3 Article from Montreal Gazette’s “Trans Talk” Blog
Thoughts? I know there are a couple of different issues going on here but I will definitely post on beauty pageants later. What do you think about someone being excluded because she is not a “naturally born female?” What does that even mean to you? Is it discrimination? Was she rightly or wrongfully excluded?