Transgender woman crowned ‘Miss Portugal’ for the first time

A transgender woman has been crowned Miss Portugal for the first time and will represent Portugal in the Miss Universe beauty pageant. to be held in El Salvador

Marina Machet, a 28-year-old flight attendant, won the Miss Portugal beauty pageant and was crowned Miss. Portugal last Thursday The contest was held in Borba. in the region of Avura southwestern part of the country She posted a message on social media before winning the contest saying, She is proud to be the first transgender woman to compete in Miss Universe Portugal in many years. She couldn't go on stage in the competition. But today, she is proud to be part of the finalists in this contest.

Last July, 22-year-old Ricky Kolle became the first Dutch transgender woman to be crowned Miss Netherlands. Kolle and Marchet will compete at this year's Miss Universe stage. In 2018, Angela Ponce from Pen became the first transgender woman to compete in the ring. Miss Universe.

Source: Thai News Agency