Jenna Talackova

May 24, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: Todd Haynes to direct Carol; The Fosters premieres June 3; Kimberly Peirce to receive Outfest Achievement Award

Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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June 6, 2012

Anti-Trans Miss Pennsylvania USA Resigns

Sheena Monnin, the reigning Miss Pennsylvania USA (who did not make it into the final sixteen of the Miss USA pageant this weekend) has resigned from her post, organizers say, because she disagreed with the pageant's inclusion of transgender women.

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May 21, 2012

Jenna Talackova Finishes Among the Top 12 Semi-Finalists in Miss Universe Canada Pageant

Jenna Talackova finished among the top twelve semi-finalists of the Miss Universe Canada pageant on Saturday, where she also took home a Miss Congeniality award.
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April 3, 2012

Jenna Talackova Calls for a More Inclusive Miss Universe Competition

Following the announcement that the Miss Universe Organization would allow transgender contestant Jenna Talackova to compete, and that GLAAD would be working with Miss Universe to open the pageant up to the trans community, Talackova says she wants pageant owner Donald Trump to make sure “no one else has to suffer the discrimination I have had to endure.”

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