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Angela Ponce

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Angela Ponce made history as the first transgender woman to win Miss Universe Spain on Friday, June 29 at the Palau Final I de Congressos de Tarragona.

This competition was not her first pageant experience. In fact, she competed at Miss World Spain in 2015 representing Cadiz, the southernmost province of Spain. While she was eliminated during the first round of cuts on final night, she said she was already a winner.

"I have the regional crown on my head and I will keep fighting to make us seen, to make us heard and to demonstrate that I am already a queen with my own crown."

Ponce says she always knew she was different from other kids. In 2011, she discovered transsexuality and in 2014, with the help of surgery and hormone treatments her embraced her female identity.

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Pageant Platform

Her goal is to be a spokesperson for a message of inclusion, respect and diversity not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but also for the entire world.”

What is the Occupation of Angela Ponce

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FUN FACTS about Angela Ponce

“Let’s make history,” Angela tweeted two days after she won Spain’s Miss Universe title. First transgender woman to compete for Miss Universe. Catriona Gray, Miss Universe Philipines mentioned she was excited to meet Angela

In the Media

Angela Ponce Is The First Trans Woman To Compete In The Global Miss Universe Pageant

19 September 2018 https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/angela-ponce-is-the-first-trans-woman-to-compete-in-the-global-miss-universe-pageant_us_5b3f8024e4b07b827cbfd63c

Angela Ponce, Miss Spain, Makes History as the First Trans Woman to Compete in Miss Universe

19 September 2018 https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/a22059988/angela-ponce-trans-beauty-queen-miss-spain-miss-universe/

Miss Universe's first transgender contestant aims to be a role model for trans kids

19 September 2018 https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/07/11/meet-miss-universes-first-transgender-contestant-angela-ponce/775294002/

Meet Angela Ponce, the first transgender contestant who will compete at Miss Universe

19 September 2018 https://www.independent.ie/style/beauty/meet-angela-ponce-the-first-transgender-contestant-who-will-compete-at-miss-universe-37079634.html